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Telliing work you have autism.
I have Autism and was diagnosed when I was 18. I have a new job that I start tomorrow and havn't worked in 2 years so have a mix of anxiety and excitement, the thing is though I havn't told my employer I have autism, and don't want too either incase I am treated differently as I just want to be treated like everyone else. I've always found that if you tell employers you have a disability that they overlook you or discriminate you.
This is a big step for me as normally I am scared to walk to the shops or leave my house, but don't want to live my life on benefits and do nothing with my life. I want a career and earn my way like everyone else does. So even though its scary and daunting meeting new people everyday, and being in social interactions I will do it for the money.
My question is though should I tell my employer? Has anyone been in a similar situation and not told their employer? or have you told your employer and what happened?
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