Federal Neurodiversity at Work Summit

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Federal Neurodiversity at Work Summit

October 19, 2021 , 1:00 PM 5:00 PM EDT

STRENGTH THROUGH NEURODIVERSITY

This virtual learning event is designed to share our experiences with Federal agencies and help you understand how to attract and support neurodiverse talent to your workforce.

Guest speakers will provide a high-level introduction to neurodiversity and autism-specific hiring and support initiatives. We will share success stories and best practices garnered from new and emerging neurodiversity initiatives in the Federal workforce.  Speakers will include support practitioners, host agencies, policy experts and self-advocates in this two-day, information packed event.

Agenda:

WELCOME

DRIVING TO ACTION

  • Keynote

AUTISM 101

  • Rebecca Cheraquit, Speaker
  •  Teresa Thomas, Speaker
  •  General Session

A BROAD LOOK AT THE STATE OF THE SYSTEM

  • Cherokee M. Carroll, Panelist
  •  Larysa Kautz, Panelist
  •  Panel

PATHWAYS TO COMPETITIVE INTEGRATED EMPLOYMENT

  • General Session

OFFERING A SAMPLE APPROACH (NFW)

  • Rebecca Cheraquit, Panelist
  •  Panel

EMPOWERING TO ACT (CLOSING REMARKS)

  • Keynote
Free

MITRE & Melwood