Lost in Translation: What’s Missing in the Strengths-Based Approach for Autistic Workers
October 05, 2023
This webinar was presented on Thursday, September 21, 2023, by AJ Locashio, M.Ed.
Webinar Description: In this webinar, AJ Locashio identifies the missing components of most programs taking a strengths-based approach when hiring autistic workers and explains how employers and employees can make this practice more effective. AJ also explores a variety of relevant topics including intersectionality, disability, minority stress, mental health, resources, and accommodations in the workplace.
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.