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Embracing Neurodiversity: Neuroinclusion in the Workplace

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Session Description:
Neurodistinct people have long been marginalized in employment. Employers with a commitment to their communities and to social responsibility should welcome the opportunity to create more equitable workplaces and hiring. This webinar serves as an introductory session offering a comprehensive overview of neurodiversity and neuroinclusion in the workplace, aiming to energize and equip learners to champion and practice neuroinclusion in their respective teams and workplace. Learners will walk away with an understanding of the importance of neuroinclusion as well as some practical strategies in creating a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Part of the Neuroinclusion Training Course

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify and explain key concepts and terminology related to neurodiversity and neuroinclusion
  • Describe how neurodiversity intersects with other aspects of diversity and inclusion, and recognize and address the unique challenges faced by neurodivergent individuals with diverse backgrounds.
  • Apply practical strategies for promoting a culture of inclusive collaboration among colleagues, fostering a sense of belonging and mutual support within teams.
Duration: 60 minutes
Closed Caption: English



Mazda
This course is based upon work partially supported by the generosity of the Mazda Foundation.








Contributors

  • Jacqui Wilmshurst (She/Her) MSC PHD, CPSYCHOL, LCGI

    Jacqui, a Chartered Applied Psychologist with over two decades of experience, specializes in fostering personal growth and wellbeing. As an autistic/ADHD woman, she embarked on a journey of self-discovery, understanding her strengths and advocating for neurodiversity. Her focus lies in promoting workplace diversity and inclusion, collaborating with employers to cultivate inclusive cultures and enhance talent management. Jacqui offers assessments, coaching, and mentoring to neurodivergent individuals, empowering them to embrace self-awareness and advocate for themselves effectively in both professional and personal spheres. With a passion for diversity and inclusion, Jacqui is dedicated to creating environments where everyone can thrive.

June 20, 2024
Thu 10:00 AM CDT

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