KEEN ON EMPLOYMENT

ONLINE WORKSHOP

A New Look at Workplace Diversity While Embracing Persons with Disabilities to Increase your Profitability

We thank everyone who attended and all of our sponsors

The Workshop is now available online at (link to Vimeo site – paid attendees will be asked to enter code, unpaid will be invited to purchase)

What We Learned

  • Learned about people with neuro-diversity and disabilities and how they benefit a business.
  • Found out the unique benefits of hiring people with special needs, and how their gifts, strengths and talents can add efficiency to any organization.
  • Discovered how to include people of diversity in the workplace, and manage productivity while they add to your bottom line.
  • Master empathy, emotions and understanding of those with neuro-diversity to make the most positive, efficient environment.
  • How COVID-19 issues affect employers, with neuro-diverse and disabled employees.

OUR SPEAKERS

Garnett Genuis

Member of Parliament Sherwood Park

MLA Nate Glubish

Minister of Service Alberta

Rod Frank

Mayor of Strathcona County

Karen Simmons

CEO of Autism Today

Stephen Shore, Ed.D.

Professor at Adelphi University

Caraly Lack

President of KEEN Education Foundation

Kevin McNulty

Master of Ceremonies

Ronald Caissie

Health Coordinator, K.E.E.N. Education Foundation

Ed Kang

Chief Neuro-Gamification Officer

David Chizen

Safeway representative

Rosanna Chu

Employment Specialist

Kirsten Harrison

Community Relations & Employment Coordinator at Goodwill Industries of Alberta

Buddy Winder

Executive Director of Winder Inclusive Communities Service

Perry Kinkaide, MSc, PhD, CMC

Marcy Oakes

Parent of twin boys with autism

Jonathan Sicoli

Video Editor

Jesse Hayward

K.E.E.N. Education Foundation Volunteer

Mirande Alexandre

THE ONLINE WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

KEEN ON EMPLOYMENT

A New Look at Workplace Diversity While Embracing Persons with Disabilities

SPEECH TOPICS - Our 17 Presenters Covered the following discussions

  • UNDERSTANDING INCLUSION, ATTITUDES AND EMPATHY
  • CULTURE OF EMPATHY IN THE WORKPLACE
  • WHY HIRE PEOPLE FROM THE NEURODIVERSE COMMUNITY
  • AN EMPLOYER’S PERSPECTIVE ON HIRING THOSE WITH NEURODIVERSITY
  • WORKING IN A COMMUNITY TO ENABLE EMPLOYMENT ACCESSIBILITY
  • FINDING THE MOST SUITABLE FIT FOR THOSE WITH DISABILITIES
  • MAKING THE MOST SUITABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR THE WORKPLACE
  • A PARENT’S PERSPECTIVE ON RAISING ADULTS FOR EMPLOYMENT
  • BUILDING AN INCLUSIVE WORKFORCE
  • NEURODIVERSE SUPPORTS, IT STARTS WITH HR
  • HOW TO INTERVIEW AND MANAGE PEOPLE WITH NEURODIVERSITY
  • CREATING WIN-WIN EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE TEAM
  • A COLLEGE PERSPECTIVE ON DIVERSITY
  • COVID’S IMPACT ON NEURODIVERSITY AND WORK
  • A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON NEURODIVERSITY THEN & NOW

LETS GATHER TOGETHER

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Your payment entitles you to 2 months online access to a recorded copy of the conference.

You may purchase access to the Online Workshop here