Mploy Workbook

Mploy – A Job Readiness Workbook

Career Skills Development for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum and with Learning Difficulties

This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26 with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) or LD (Learning Differences), to teach the necessary skills for entering the workforce and forging a meaningful career path.

Providing insight into a range of industries and workplace settings, this workbook will help you to support young people in choosing rewarding and successful careers. Detailing the College Internship Program’s (CIP) successful Mploy program, the information in this book will help young adults to develop self-confidence and build social connections.

Including activities and ready-to-use worksheets, this is a focused look at preparing for work.

By Michael P. McManmon, Ed.D. with Jennifer Kolarik and Michele Ramsay, Ed.D.

Key topics include:

  • Career assessments
  • Creating effective resumes/CVs
  • Interview skills
  • Employer expectations
  • Professional communication
  • Performance appraisals
  • Handling stress in the workplace
  • Social thinking
  • Executive functions in the workplace


Foreword by Carol Gray

Carol Gray“…I believe that MPLOY… is destined to be the unequalled “go to” resource for young people with autism and other learning difficulties, and those working on their behalf, as they navigate the bridge from education to employment..

By selecting this workbook, you’ve completed the first step to a fulfilling future…very successfully. I join Michael and his co-authors with best wishes for the future. It begins on the following pages.”