Events

Self-Advocacy Power Network for All: All About Jobs!

All About Jobs! Mon. July 18, 11 am to 1 pm AND Mon. July 25, 11 am 1 pm. Your rights.Planning to work.Finding a job.Keeping your job.Workplace accommodations.ODP funded services.Other supports.Work and your benefits. Here’s how you can join the events! For video and audio by computer or smartphone, get the passcode from Rita anytime before the event! Call 724 588 2378 or Email power@sau1.org. The day of the event, go online at sau1.me/zoom then enter the passcode or join right from our online events calendar at sau1.me/events and enter the passcode. For just audio from a smartphone tap +16468769923,,2233445555# and wait to hear “You are in the…

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Phoenixville Community Neurodiversity Discussion

For anyone who would like to be involved with the development of a regional non-profit servicing the neurodiverse community, PCND is a great opportunity! Learn more at our July 2022 meeting Wednesday 7/20 @ 6 PM on Zoom. If you plan to attend this event, please register by Wednesday 7/20 @ 3 PM here: https://forms.gle/1vB3VWSKqCk85r7CA Looking forward to building a great initiative and organization together!

Free

Neurodiversity in the Workplace Lunch & Share

Autograph Brasserie 503 W Lancaster Ave, Wayne, Pennsylvania

Hiring neurodiverse workers is proven to increase a company’s retention rates, improve productivity and innovation, and boost the economy. This panel of experts, including representatives from successful companies supporting neurodivergent employees and a college graduate on the autism spectrum, will share inside tips on ways that organizations can set themselves up for success by leveraging this valuable and underrepresented workforce. Join us to learn more about the benefits of employing this population, helpful accommodations to incorporate, and actionable steps towards beginning your own initiative. First time attendees pay $35.

$35 – $60

Next Steps into Adulthood

Roberts Center for Pediatric Research 2716 South St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The transition into adulthood and away from many of the supports we have come to rely on can be daunting, but can also be a time for growth and new opportunity. At CAR, our commitment to families, individuals and professionals reaches beyond just the childhood years and we strive to support the community throughout the lifespan. If your child or the individuals you support are approaching this pivotal period of transition, please consider joining us for our upcoming workshop. This workshop is designed for both autistic youth and the adults in their lives who support them and will focus on providing an…

Free – $15

Self-Advocacy Power Network for All: All About Jobs!

All About Jobs! Mon. July 18, 11 am to 1 pm AND Mon. July 25, 11 am 1 pm. Your rights.Planning to work.Finding a job.Keeping your job.Workplace accommodations.ODP funded services.Other supports.Work and your benefits. Here’s how you can join the events! For video and audio by computer or smartphone, get the passcode from Rita anytime before the event! Call 724 588 2378 or Email power@sau1.org. The day of the event, go online at sau1.me/zoom then enter the passcode or join right from our online events calendar at sau1.me/events and enter the passcode. For just audio from a smartphone tap +16468769923,,2233445555# and wait to hear “You are in the…

Diversity You Can’t See | A BMC Co-Sponsored Event

In this special one-hour web event, 30-year veteran Cynthia Coupé will share her own experience as a neurodiversity expert and mother of an autistic daughter, as well as industry insights and perspectives from three other neurodivergent proponents: one working professional in the tech industry, a grad student “on the spectrum,” and one neurodiversity staffing executive. “Diversity You Cannot See" is presented by Making Our Strong Community Stronger and is freely available to anyone in the world on July 27, 2022 at 9 am PT/12 pm ET. A Q&A “town hall” session will follow at the same time on July 28.…

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Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Public Meeting

Zoom

Please join us for our upcoming Public Meeting:July 28, 2022, 7pm-8:30pm via Zoom. Topics to be covered: Welcome the new Commissioners to the Commission! ADA Transition Plan Update Celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the ADA!Covid-19 updates and more! Please register in advance. *ASL and Closed Captioning will be provided; to request additional ADA accommodations please email or call Claudia Tasco by July 21 at Claudia.Tasco@phila.gov or 215-686-2798. Note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Interested in learning more about the Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities and staying connected to the Commission’s work and events? Contact Claudia Tasco at Claudia.Tasco@phila.gov

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Neurodiversity Insights: How do we create a neuroinclusive world?

We are truly delighted to invite our membership to join a conversation with the renowned sociologist, author, originator and international speaker on Neurodiversity, Judy Singer. Neurodiversity in Business’ mission is inspired by the life and career of Judy Singer:‘Building a neuroinclusive world - it’s more than just good business!’ So, where better to start with the first of our monthly webinars than a conversation about what a neuroinclusive world looks like and how we achieve it, than with Judy Singer who originally coined the term ‘Neurodiversity.’ Judy will reflect on the evolution of the ND movement to gain valuable insights…

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Informational Session: Disability Characteristics of Philadelphia Map

We continue to work hard to ensure that Philadelphia is a city built on inclusion and belonging every day for all Philadelphians.  We are excited to share that our office recently launched a Disabilities Characteristics Map of Philadelphia. The map and a resource guide can be found on our website. This map is already impacting how departments, community organizations, business owners and residents engage and include the disability community in more meaningful ways. If you would like to learn more about the map, we invite you to an informational session on the map on August 17, 2022, at 6pm via Zoom.  You can…

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The Competitive Dyslexic Entrepreneur

THE COMPETITIVE DYSLEXIC ENTREPRENEUR - World Entrepreneurs' Day About this event THE COMPETITIVE DYSLEXIC ENTREPRENEUR is a webinar by Exceptional Individuals that discusses the advantages of dyslexia in a work environment Register now to secure your spot on this webinar ! Dyslexic entrepreneurs – why they have a competitive edge People who have dyslexia are good at problem-solving and focusing on the wider picture – no wonder they make great business leaders What Is World Entrepreneurs’ Day? The purpose of the World Entrepreneurs’ Day is to create awareness for entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership throughout the world. To find out more…

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ADHD in the Workplace | Interactive Webinar

A.D.H.D IN THE WORKPLACE | Interactive Webinar About this event ADHD IN THE WORKPLACE is a webinar by Exceptional Individuals that discusses the how to navigate the workplace as a ADHDer as well as a brief history of AD(H)D in the workplace Register now to secure your spot on this webinar ! ADHD in the Workplace is a crash course to how ADHD adults in employment can improve their skills, and how their employers and other professionals can help. We aim to offers invaluable insights for overcoming obstacles to success, enhancing workplace efficiency and ensuring that ADHD employees achieve their…

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Neurodiversity and the Labor Shortage: How to Navigate Untapped Talent Resources

Neurodiversity and the Labor Shortage: How to Navigate Untapped Talent Resources Join us for a panel discussion on neurodiversity & employment, hosted and moderated by Bobbi Kelly, Director-in-Charge of Talent Advisory at Kreischer Miller! This panel will be particularly useful for employers who are looking to get started in neurodiversity-inclusive efforts. Panelists include: Abby Albright, M.S., Account Manager at Frontline EducationKrista DeGuffroy, Manager, Experienced Talent Engagement | Diversity Recruiting Strategies, VanguardRobyn Pollack, Esquire, Workplace Culture Strategist and Founder, LoutelDr. Thomas V. Edwards, Jr., DPS, Chair, Department of Engineering, Technology, and Management, Temple University When: Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM EST.Where: Virtual, register for link! 

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