Webinar: Lost in Translation: What’s Missing in the Strengths-Based Approach for Autistic Workers
Lost in Translation: What’s Missing in the Strengths-Based Approach for Autistic Workers
Presented by: AJ Locashio, M.Ed.
In this webinar, AJ Locashio will identify the missing components of most programs taking a strengths-based approach when hiring autistic workers and explain how employers and employees can make this practice more effective. AJ will also explore a variety of relevant topics including intersectionality, disability, minority stress, mental health, resources, and accommodations in the workplace.
AJ LocashioExecutive Director - Umbrella Alliance US
AJ Locashio (she/they) is proud to be an ADHD, queer, nerd, USMC military spouse and mom. She is a professionally licensed educator, board-certified clinical sexologist, a passionate advocate for the economic security of the neurodivergent community, and the founder and executive director of Umbrella Alliance US Inc. Her work is dedicated to increasing the knowledge of both neurodivergent individuals and the public about neurodiversity by researching, studying, and engaging in collaborative activities to establish extensive free access to evidence-based, community-created, neurodivergent-affirming resources.