Autism Innovations and Global Impact Conference: ‘Building a Neurodiverse Workforce’
The Autism Innovations & Global Impact Conference: Building a Neurodiverse Workforce will convene on March 12 and 13, 2021. Renowned leaders from industry, government, and academia who share a vision to transform the labor market for individuals on the autism spectrum will be featured. The objective of the conference is to provide tools and best practices for businesses or individuals interested in hiring employees with autism spectrum disorder, initiating a neurodiverse workforce program, or expanding an existing program. Topics will include: Hiring Best Practices | Recruiting and Onboarding | Management and Supervisory Styles | Accommodations in the Workplace | Environmental Considerations |Retention, Productivity, and Brand Impact | Mitigating Challenges and Risks | Workﬂow and Workload | Tax Incentives and Beneﬁts The ‘Building a Neurodiverse Workforce’ conference will be hosted by the Els for Autism Foundation. The Foundation was established in 2009 by Liezl and Ernie Els. The Els’ son, Ben, is impacted by autism spectrum disorder, which affects 1 in 54 54 children in the U.S. The Foundation offers innovative, evidence-based programs for families and individuals across the lifespan.