Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

Kennedy Krieger Institute to Host Neurodiversity Workshop

Last Updated on Sep 12, 2018 at 10:54am | Workforce Development

Join the Kennedy Krieger Institute to discover how to tap into talent and join the neurodiversity movement!
When:  November 1, 2018
             8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Mount Washington Conference Center
             5801 Smith Avenue
             Baltimore, MD 21209
Cost:  $65 per person
During this half-day workshop, participants will hear from a state official, self-advocates, human resources professionals, and local business leaders who are already embracing equity and neurodiversity within their organizations.
Attendees will also gain new insights and practical strategies to implement a neurodiversity initiative in one’s own workplace.
The keynote address will be given by Erica Wight, Human Resources Manager, formerly partnered with Itineris at W.R. Grace.
At the end of this workshop, participants will:
--Understand the positive business advantages associated with having a neurodiverse workforce.
--Learn about successful neurodiversity initiatives in Maryland, as well as best practices taking place nationwide.
--Discover how to get started with a neurodiversity initiative in one’s own workplace.
The target audience for this workshop includes:
--Human Resources Leadership
--Talent Acquisition Professionals
--Human Resources Generalists and Business Partners
--Diversity Officer