March Breakfast- Neurodiversity in the Workplace

March 05, 2020
7:30 AM - 9:15 AM
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Crowne Plaza-King of Prussia
260 Mall Blvd
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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Neurodiversity in the Workplace
 
7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast-8:00 Program Starts
Approved for 1.25 SHRM PDC's and 1.25 General (HRCI) Credits


In the US roughly 85% of individuals on the autism spectrum are either unemployed or underemployed. To combat this statistic, a movement of companies and organizations have been working together to help create more avenues for employment. Learn some of the benefits of neurodiversity in the workplace and some of the best practices in the field.

Speaker: Joe Riddle

Joseph Riddle is the director of the Neurodiversity in the Workplace program. In this role, he has led a team to design and partner in implementing hiring programs for neurodiverse individuals. Companies such as SAP and their Autism at Work program, Dell, and Bank of America have participated in hiring programs allowing the creation of a network of employers and talented individuals on the spectrum.  These companies, with support from Joe and his team, are leading the way in demonstrating to the American workforce that neurodiverse talent is both valuable and productive. Utilizing experience in the corporate world along with a B.S. in Psychology and a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from George Washington University, he has spent the last few years advocating for systems change that will allow for easier transitions into meaningful employment for the autism community.   

Food Drive for Manna on Main Street: Please bring a canned or boxed food item to our GVFHRA events to support Manna on Main Street. We will also collect spare change at the sign in table for those who forget to bring food donations, or who would rather donate cash. Cash actually goes further because Manna can buy food at a reduced rate.Manna on Main Street provides a number of services to Individuals in need of warm, healthy meals. As a public soup kitchen, Manna serves meals seven days a week, serving 39,715 meals in the last fiscal year. Manna also provides Market services to anyone living within the North Penn school district. Households may shop in Manna’s Market twice a month, selecting fresh, canned and boxed food goods. The Market is stocked largely through community donations. https://mannaonmain.org/about-us/programs/

Tickets

$35.00 SHRM & GVFHRA Members
$45.00 after 12:00 am March 1

$60.00 Non-Member
$70.00 after 12:00 am March 1

$20.00 Student

$20.00 Student

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