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Education and Employment
The place to discuss your future as a person with Aspergers Syndrome / Autism.
I am posting here because I thought you all might have some useful suggestions. I used to work at McDonald's, but I resigned from the position in June, after a year. I resigned because it was an incredibly high-pressure position. I was constantly told to go faster, even when I was at my maximum speed. The managers were not the best, and I also had very few friends at work. Certainly, there was no one I'd want to hang out with out of work hours. That made the whole job harder. Additionally, while my sensory overload symptoms are relatively mild, I still feel like the noise, the sterility, the brightness of the environment, the smells, and the chemicals all contributed to making me very tired and very aggravated by the end of every shift.
This is a really long preamble to the question I wanted to ask. What jobs have you guys had that have worked for you with your condition? I don't like late nights very much, so bar work isn't an option. I am very creative, but its hard to...