On October 14th I attended the Neurodiversity Rising — Eliminating Bias in Hiring virtual conference hosted by Neurodiversity in the Workplace (NITW). This was the event line up:
The virtual conference was informative and the speakers had a powerful message. Here are some informational nuggets that you might find useful for neurodiversity hiring.
What is neurodiversity?
The main topic of the virtual conference was around inclusive employment, especially related to neurodiversity. The presenters helped define neurodiversity as:
“natural variances in the brain that result in different ways of thinking, learning, and socializing”
Other popular terms used by the