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Visible & Invisible Disabilities and Neurodivergence Conference & Job Fair

August 23    |    8:00 AM August 24    |    5:00 PM EDT

Talented and highly skilled working-age disabled and neurodiverse adults participate in the workforce significantly less than those without disabilities, and experience unemployment rates much higher than their able-bodied and neurotypical peers.

Various factors influence these stark realities, such as discrimination and unconscious bias, barriers in recruitment processes, or workplaces that are designed for able-bodied, neurotypical workers.

At this summit, PowerToFly wants to flip the status quo on its head by destigmatizing disabilities and neurodivergence in the workplace, both visible and invisible. Join disability inclusion experts and neurodiversity advocates as they address:

  • Understanding neurodiversity
  • The benefits and drawbacks that hybrid and remote work can have on a person with a disability
  • Respectful and inclusive language
  • The historical context of disability in the public sphere
  • Accessible technology

and much more!

The summit will conclude with a virtual job fair featuring companies that are committed to neurodiversity and disability inclusion, and will answer candidate’s questions about how they are creating and maintaining inclusive spaces.