Publications and Media


Below are two recent publications featured in the International Journal of Social Work

Click here to read the full publication
Click here to read the full publication

Being Social at Work – Blog Post for Autism Ontario May, 2020

Social Matters and Adults Report

Sarah Southey (Duhaime) was a key contributor on several important reports and resources that describe autistic experiences in Ontario and suggest best practice.

Autism Ontario Employment Webinar Series
Disclosure, Job Searching and Being Social at Work
Fostering Resiliency for Job Searching During COVID-19
Values and Interests for Career Matching
Resume and Cover Letter
Preparing for Interviews
Navigating Social Scenarios at Work
Employable Me Canada TV Series Seasons One and Two

Sarah was involved in a documentary series aired on TVO featuring job-seekers determined to show that having a physical disability or neurological condition shouldn’t make them unemployable. It isn’t always easy but each job seeker is determined to find their passion. Full Episodes available at:

Air Date: June 02, 2019
Carly has ASD and no previous work experience. She is looking to channel her interests into meaningful work.
Air Date: December 07, 2017
Blair seeks to apply her many talents in a meaningful work environment.
Air Date: November 23, 2017
Highly educated and affable, Kelly is looking to enter the workforce.

Transitioning to Adulthood Employment Strategies and Life Skills – Autism Ontario Webinar

Audience question and answer on transition topics
This webinar featured both Sarah Southey (Duhaime) and Patricia O’Connor.
Sarah shares practical strategies geared to autistic adolescents and young adults preparing for summer employment or volunteer work including: how to get started on identifying skills/ interests, resume/interview tips, establishing regular routines, and where to job search. Sarah will also describe common and creative workplace accommodations.

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