Initiative Plans 5,000 Technology Jobs For People With Autism By 2020

Companies unite to train, employ people with specialized abilities for technology positions.

Canadian Software Testing Board participated in The 5,000 Initiative: Autism in Tech Workforce, a unified plan to train and employ 5,000 people on the autism spectrum in technology positions by 2020. The 5000 Initiative is a result of a summit in Dallas, TX in early March 2016 led by AT&T, Meticulon, MindSpark Technologies, LaunchAbility and Optimity Advisors.