Convergence Accelerator Phase II: Inclusion AI for Neurodiverse Employment


This project aims to incorporate the experiences of individuals with ASD, educational institutions, community employment service providers, and employers into system designs that will create deployable Artificial Intelligence (AI)–based tools and platforms.

Project Activities

  • Interviews/focus groups with employers, service providers, and Autistic individuals to aid development performance dashboards and feedback interventions to validate technologies
  • Gather user experience in field testing of AI products
  • Cognitive Testing Interviews for Interview and Survey Protocols conducted with employers, service providers, and Autistic individuals
  • Explore track integration through leadership modules for neurodiverse candidates with SkillSync
  • Identify and conduct outreach to potential interviewees and survey participants
  • Demonstrate dashboards and user interface testing (service providers, employers)

Contact Information

Funding Agencies

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Principal Investigator

Collaborating Partners

Vanderbilt University (Lead), Yale University, Georgia Tech University, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, North Carolina State University