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Diversity & Inclusion session on Autism Spectrum Disorder
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST
Category: Education

Autism Spectrum Disorder-Differently Abled 

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
LDI Color Toolbox
1500 Broadway 
10th floor 
New York, NY 10036

Discover this untapped Resource and Culture – Autism Spectrum Disorder

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 1 out of 59 children are affected with some form of Autism Spectrum Disorder.  These increasing numbers mean more adults will be entering the workforce with ASD. They seek employment and inclusion in the workforce, housing, education and many other areas. Learn to work with this community. Dispel myths about work ethics, be informed on how to handle this disability and be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

In this panel discussion, moderated by Chapter member, Francine Lahm, you will listen to experts talk about accommodations, resources and services that help with transitions into the workforce and hear first-hand experiences from two of our very own Administrators. 

Here are a few of the questions that will be answered during our panel discussion.

  • What type of accommodations do these applicants need?
  • How do ADA laws affect the hiring process?
  • Are there resources available to employers?
  • In terms of emergency contacts is there any other information we should know?
  • Is shadowing or coaching necessary in all cases?

Do you wish you could attend this breakfast panel discussion on Autism Spectrum Disorder but can’t get to midtown?  We got you covered. ALANYC and LDI are making it possible for everyone to attend. All you need is to Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy/participate in the discussion via webinar - https://myldi.zoom.us/j/589769377 

Dial In:

+1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

Meeting ID: 589 769 377 

If you do choose to dial in, please still register below. 

Click here to register.

Member Fee: FREE
Business Partner Fee: FREE