AUTISM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AUTISM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Autistic teens use architecture software to build job skills http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183934-78/students-autism-skills-disabilities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183934-78/students-autism-skills-disabilities.html.csp">Autistic teens use architecture software to build job skills</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:25:40.9-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sixteen-year-old Mason Dimock can focus intently on one subject, thinks visually and spatially, and is interested in technology — skills that have helped him land a summer job designing for a construction company. He and nine other Salt Lake City teens were selected for a pilot project by NeuroVersity, a company that aims to give students with autism or similar disorders the training they’ll need for careers. The students work with 3-D imaging software called SketchUp Make, developed by Google. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183934@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:25:40 MDT