Hire Inclusively

Practical and timely information to help you hire candidates who are on the autism spectrum or have an intellectual disability. Get resources and training to build an inclusive  workforce.

Use these resources to expand your hiring processes to include people who are on the autism spectrum or have an intellectual disability. Learn about the many benefits of inclusive hiring. 


Learn how to hire and support your employees, so they can do well and thrive at work. Find resources to help you hire inclusively during COVID-19.

What is "Autism Spectrum Disorder" and "Intellectual Disability"?

Understand Autism and Intellectual Disability

Learn about autism and intellectual disability, so you can understand how to include and support people with t…

Why Hire Inclusively?

The benefits of hiring people on the autism spectrum or with an intellectual disability.

Build Your Inclusive Workplace

Recruit and Hire

How to create inclusive recruitment and hiring practices that attract candidates who are on the autism sp…

Onboard New Hires

How to build inclusive onboarding practices that set up new employees for success.

Adapt Your Workplace

How to tap into the full potential of your employees through workplace adjustments and accommodations.

Work with Your Staff

Create a Welcoming Workplace

How to create an inclusive workplace culture where all employees, including employees who are on the autism sp…

Develop a Diverse Team of Employees

How to develop your employees and create inclusive performance management strategies.

Here is some useful information to help you hire inclusively and create an accessible workplace. These resources will also help you build workplace practices that support all employees, including employees who are on the autism spectrum or have an intellectual disability.

Resources for Download

Prepare for an Inclusive Video Job Interview

A checklist to help you conduct accessible and inclusive interviews using Zoom or another video conferencing tool. Source: The Inclusive Workplace. March, 2021. [PDF: 846 KB]

Prepare for an Inclusive In Person Job Interview

A checklist to help you conduct accessible and inclusive in-person interviews. Source: The Inclusive Workplace. March, 2021. [PDF: size]

Putting Your Inclusion Strategy into Action

A practical guide for implementing organizational change and creating an inclusive workplace. Source: The Inclusive Workplace. March, 2021. [PDF: 1 MB]

Inclusive Hiring During COVID - Why Now?

A guide with actionable strategies you can implement now. To build your business back during and after COVID-19, it’s crucial to build inclusion into your workplace. March, 2021. [PDF: 1 MB]

Inclusive Hiring Works

A 4-page report with data and research on the business benefits of hiring people who are on the autism spectrum or have an intellectual disability. Source: Ready, Willing and Able. March, 2021 [PDF: 1.7 MB]

RWA Case Booklet

A 12-page booklet with 6 success stories of inclusive hiring at companies across Canada. Includes data to support your decision to hire inclusively. Source: Ready, Willing and Able. October, 2019 [PDF: 10 M…

Inclusive Human Resource Practices

A 13-page booklet with tips to help you develop inclusive recruiting and hiring strategies. Source: Ready, Willing and Able. November, 2019 [PDF: 6 MB]
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