Concurrent Session
Tap Into Talent: Nurturing Neurodiversity at Work
Milano Ballroom 3-4
Tuesday 04/16/2024 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM   Add to calendar
Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral), People (Technical) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
Attendees will learn what it means to engage and retain neurodivergent talent, along with practical strategies to do so, with considerations for talent acquisition, accessibility, accommodation, and a neuro-friendly culture that fosters belonging. 

In HR these days, we hear a lot about workplace neurodiversity. But do you know what that means, or why it's important? When it comes to supporting neurodiversity at work, do you know where to start? Join Tara Beaton, who provides the perspective not just of a seasoned human resources professional, but of a person with lived experience, too! Come get the knowledge and skills to move the needle on neurodiversity in your workplace.

Learning Objectives:

  • Create work environments in which neurodivergent individuals are treated fairly and respectfully, feel a sense of belonging, and can use their unique backgrounds and characteristics to contribute fully to the organization's success;
  • Solidify and improve the relationship between neurodivergent employees and the organization; and
  • Better retain neurodivergent talent.
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