Understanding Neurodivergence at Work | Webinar On-demand

Understanding Neurodivergence at Work Replay 
Recorded Live on May 15, 1 PM ET

Join us for an exclusive exploration into the realm of neurodiversity and inclusion.

One aspect of diversity and inclusion that commands increasing attention is neurodiversity. Did you know that approximately 1 in 5 adults in today’s workforce identify as neurodivergent? This statistic alone underscores the urgency and importance of fostering a workplace culture that embraces neurodiversity.

Get ready for an enlightening session led by our Director of Human Resources, Angèle Lalonde, and special guest speaker Kristin Light, Sr. Engagement Strategist and Keynote Speaker. 

In this webinar, you will gain a fresh perspective on neurodiversity, delve into its evolving terminology, and uncover its profound significance in Canadian workplaces. Discover how embracing neurodivergent employees can unlock the untapped potential and equip you with practical strategies to ensure their full participation and inclusion.

Ideal for Business Leaders, HR Professionals, DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging) Specialists, Training and Development Leads, Employee Engagement & Staff Performance Managers, ERG Leads, Neurodiversity Champions.

Featured topics:

  • Gain insights into the definitions and evolving terminologies surrounding neurodiversity and neurodivergence.
  • Identify the challenges neurodivergent individuals may face in professional settings.
  • Acquire practical strategies to foster a truly inclusive workplace environment.
  • Hear firsthand personal experiences and valuable insights from our experts.

Featured speakers:

Angèle Lalonde (she/her)
Director of Human Resources, CCDI Consulting (Now Diversio)

As the Director of Human Resources and a vibrant advocate for human rights, Angèle brings her extensive HR expertise and multilingual prowess to the forefront, ensuring workplace integration is smooth and inclusive.

Kristin Light (she/her)
Senior Engagement Strategist and Keynote Speaker

A Senior Engagement Strategist and Keynote Speaker, Kristin leads neuro-inclusive initiatives at Metrolinx’s ONxpress. Her work in mental wellness and corporate leadership is transforming workplace cultures.

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Resources and References

  • Armstrong, T. (2011). The power of neurodiversity: Unleashing the advantages of your differently wired brain. Da Capo Lifelong.
  • Wise, S. J. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.livedexperienceeducator.com
  • Statistics Canada. (2017). Canadian survey on disability, 2017 release.
  • Sinneave Family Foundation. (n.d.). Six principles resources. Retrieved from https://sinneavefoundation.org/resource-listings-page/six-principles-resources/
  • Neurodivergent Inclusion: Understanding Neurodivergence in the Workplace – May 15th, 2024 – Deck pdf https://ccdiconsulting.ca/hubfs/Webinar%20Files/Webinars%202024/Neurodiversity%20Inclusion%20Webinar%20Deck.pdf
  • Neurodivergent Insights. (n.d.). The neurodivergent spoon drawer: Spoon theory for ADHDers and autists. Retrieved from https://neurodivergentinsights.com/blog/the-neurodivergent-spoon-drawer-spoon-theory-for-adhders-and-autists
  • Goblin Tools. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://goblin.tools/
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    Apurva Abhang
    Apurva Abhang
    Apurva Abhang is the Marketing Program Manager at Diversio, a technology startup that uses data analytics to help companies and investors unlock diversity for improved performance. Diversio works with clients in 30 countries across the world and has been featured at global events like the G20 and Davos.
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