For a young man who has Autism and ADHD and considered high functioning ( cognitive and processing difficulties but very social ) what types of " hands on " jobs are there for him in the aviation industry?

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    $\begingroup$ Does he like working with his hands and is he good at stuff like building Lego models? (This is not as random as it sounds.) $\endgroup$
    – zeta-band
    Dec 7 '16 at 20:18
  • $\begingroup$ Related. Are you interested specifically in ATC and/or maintenance (based on your tags)? $\endgroup$
    – Pondlife
    Dec 7 '16 at 20:56
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    $\begingroup$ This is a very hard to answer question as it very much depends on the person and what you mean by hands on. Can you provide more details? If you want a list of jobs in aviation in general with a brief description of what they involve that might be possible. $\endgroup$ Dec 7 '16 at 21:33
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    $\begingroup$ It is so tempting to reply "management" but I'll refrain. $\endgroup$ Dec 7 '16 at 23:10
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    $\begingroup$ pretty much a lot of non-flying jobs come to mind. From cleaning to gate agent to catering to baggage handling. Maybe not the jobs you have in mind. Pilot, controller? Probably not. $\endgroup$
    – jwenting
    Dec 8 '16 at 7:54