Work woes for Dorset Asperger's sufferer

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Asperger syndrome sufferer and graduate Martin Hedley fro Dorset says he has been unemployed for 10 years due to the condition.

He is among about 88% of people with the condition who are currently unemployed in Britain, according to the National Autistic Society.

The 44-year-old singer-songwriter from Weymouth has been out of work since he was diagnosed a decade ago.

After years of failing to find employment, Mr Hedley decided to set up his own community project to renovate an historic building in Weymouth.

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