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Autistic at Work: Fostering Economic Opportunity

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Nancy Cantor Warehouse

350 West Fayette Street

Syracuse, NY 13202

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The business world is increasingly recognizing the untapped talent of underemployed and unemployed people with autism and related abilities.

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The business world is increasingly recognizing the untapped talent of underemployed and unemployed people with autism and related abilities. Explore how we can spur economic growth and development by reaching out to this underutilized group of workers here in Onondaga County.

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Caregivers
  • Employers
  • Human resources employees
  • Educators
  • Service providers

Topics

  • The strengths and needs of neurodivergent employees
  • Navigating job coaching
  • Creating inclusive workspaces
  • Splinter skills
  • Communication differences
  • Workplace sensory integration
  • Executive functioning supports

Schedule

  • 8:00-8:30 Registration
  • 8:45-9:45 Opening Session: Autistic at Work
  • 10:00-11:30 Panel Discussion: How Embracing Neurodiversity Can Strengthen Our Businesses and Community
  • 11:30-1:00 Lunch: Downtown Syracuse, NY
  • 1:15-2:15 Breakout Sessions: The Fine Print of Creating Inclusive Working Space
  • 2:30-3:30 Closing Session: Why Finding Space For The Talents of Everyone Matters​
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Nancy Cantor Warehouse

350 West Fayette Street

Syracuse, NY 13202

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