Tech Start-Up Hires People with Asperger's Syndrome
Feb 25, 2011 12:11
A Chicago based tech start up called Aspiritech is exclusively hiring people with Asperger's Syndrome. The reason behind it? Because with Asperger make it perfect to test their software.
Studies have shown people with Asperger's thriving in tech fields because it supposedly makes them feel "safe" and gives them "control".
The founder of Aspiritech takes it a step further:
Recent research from Harvard Business School and others showed that the strengths of people with Aspergers and high-functioning autism actually make them superior at software testing. They're ability to focus, good memory, their high intelligence, their strong technical skills, their ability to detect details and also to stay focused over lengthy periods, really makes them ideal for software testing work. People with Aspergers can become ideal software testers.
The company is hoping to solve the employment challenge of individuals with Asperger syndrome and high functioning autism. [ZDNet]
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