Neurodiversity at Work: Effectively Liaising with People Who Think Differently

June 9, 2021 — 1:00- 2:30 p.m.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, verbal learning disorder, and Asperger syndrome are diagnoses often referred to as hidden disabilities. Hidden, because many of the features are not obviously identifiable. In fact, many of the aspects inherent to a neurodiverse diagnosis may appear to be an attitude or behavioural problem. 

This session will help you learn more about neurodiversity and ways to work effectively with people who think differently. Neurodiverse participants will have the opportunity to gain an understanding of how neurotypicals think. Participants will take part in a case-study breakout activity and receive the Neurodiversity in the Workplace booklet.     

Learning Objectives 

Develop an understanding of neurodiversity and how it can appear in the workplace. 

Develop an understanding of how typically developing minds work. 

Develop a toolkit of effective strategies for working successfully with coworkers who have different thinking styles. 

Presented by

Sarah Taylor, BA, BD

Psychometrist and Behavioural Consultant

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