When starting a new job it can be helpful to share information about autism with your colleagues. You don’t have to do this, but it might help others understand you and any reasonable adjustments that have been put in place for you.
How to use this tool
The template below helps you get started. It shows a selection of the things you said you like or don’t like in a job, and also what reduces your stress levels.
You can copy the text and use it as a starting point for writing an email to new work colleagues. We advise you discuss with your manager or mentor who to share the information with, and how best to share it.