Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders Make Stellar Team Members
According to www.autismmclean.org, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)now affect one in 150 individuals. These adults are persistently overlooked and under-employed. But Todd Ruderman, owner of Value Store It Self Storage, knows that they have great potential to become great employees. And he knows that better than anyone in the self-storage industry. In fact, over the last several years Ruderman has employed six adults with ASD to work at several of his facilities. “These employees will not be late,” he says. “It’s great! Their jobs
are more important to them than the paychecks. They look forward to work and they follow instructions to a tee. Plus, they don’t get distracted.”
Although multi-tasking can be an issue at times, adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders enjoy learning as well as training others. They are attentive to details; maintain an exceptionally high level of accuracy; perform well on complex, repetitive tasks; and easily memorize detailed facts, ﬁgures, and systems. Adults with ASD also can develop highly advanced technical skills. To boot, they are straight forward, honest, and loyal to their employers.
Hiring adults with ASD is proven to boost company morale and productivity for non-disabled employees. In addition, employing adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders creates a positive public image for your business in the eyes of your customers and community.
Moreover, businesses that employee adults with ASD receive tax credits for doing so. Companies receive up to 50 percent tax credit per employee, depending upon the employee’s number of hours. “I want other people to do this. And there are more reasons to do it than not to do it,” says Ruderman. “There is a growing population of adults with For more information about how your company can hire adults with ASD, visit
www.autismkey.com/autism-organizations to ﬁnd a local ASD job placement organization. “These organizations and businesses do all the leg work to ﬁnd good candidates for the job you are seeking to ﬁll,” Ruderman says. “They will match the individual’s skills to the job description.”
About Value Store It Self Storage
Value Store It Self Storage is a privately owned self storage company based in Miami, Florida. We tender over 1’00,000 sq/ft in Florida, New York, Connecticut and offer a safe and clean place for residential and business customers to store their belongings. All the Value Store It facilities are managed by a professional staff that is trained to meet your needs and expectations. Their knowledge of storage and the local area make them a reliable source for questions regarding storage, truck rentals, moving services packing supplies and communities serviced. Value Store It Self Storage continues to expand in South Florida and is currently adding properties to accommodate new and future customers. For more information, please visit: https://valuestoreit.com/