What jobs work with people with Down syndrome?

What jobs work with people with Down syndrome?

Great job ideas for people living with Down syndrome

  • If you are living with Down syndrome and need help finding work, APM can help.
  • Greeter.
  • Warehouse/factory worker.
  • Peer facilitator.
  • Hospitality.
  • Register for Disability Employment Services with APM today and let’s get started finding you a job!

What degree do you need to work with Down syndrome?

A *Bachelor’s degree* in a human service related field, such as education, social work, psychology, child development, or therapy majors, is required. This is a part time or full-time position.

What to study to work with special needs?

Because their work may span a variety of areas, age groups and circumstances, disability specialists should have a bachelor’s degree in special education, psychology, social work or counseling.

What percentage of Down syndrome people work?

Research from the charity Mencap suggests 65% of people with learning disabilities – including, though not limited to, Down’s syndrome – want to work, but fewer than 20% of those of working age are currently in employment.

What jobs can you do with autism?

Careers For People With Autism

  • Animal science. For those who enjoy working with pets, career options include veterinary technician, groomer, obedience trainer, dog walker or pet sitter.
  • Researcher.
  • Accounting.
  • Shipping and logistics.
  • Art and design.
  • Manufacturing.
  • Information technology.
  • Engineering.

Why is special education bad?

Special education is a failure partly because it does not reflect an understanding that the skills required by the culture in which we live determine the content of what our children are expected to know. Knowledge and skills that schools teach to our children reflect ever changing cultural imperatives.

What celebrities have Down syndrome?


Names Details
Jay Beatty Celtic F.C. fan
Jamie Brewer Actress who appeared in American Horror Story: Murder House and American Horror Story: Coven
Chris Burke Actor and folk singer, best known for his role in Life Goes On as character Charles “Corky” Thacher
Collette Divitto Entrepreneur who started Collettey’s Cookies

What are good jobs for people with high functioning autism?

Here are seven examples of such jobs that may be attractive to those with high-functioning autism:

  • Medical Laboratory Technologist.
  • Computer Programmer.
  • Reference Librarian.
  • Taxi Driver.
  • Telemarketer.
  • Artist/Designer.
  • Information Technology.