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Oct. 18-20, 2023 in Evanston/Chicago, IL. Hosted by Aspiritech

Aspiritech Hosts Neurowrx Conference: Celebrating International Neurodiversity Employment

We are thrilled to announce that Aspiritech is hosting the 2023 Neurowrx International Conference. This year’s event promises to be an enriching experience, focusing on neurodiversity in the workplace. 

Mark your calendars for October 18th-20th, 2023, as we delve into this inspiring journey of inclusivity and innovation.

Day 1: Exploring Neurodiversity
On October 18th, we kick off the conference with an engaging lineup. The day begins with an opening keynote by Dr. Rachel Loftin, PhD, shedding light on “Mental Health, Neurodiversity, and the Workplace.” Following this, we’ll explore neurodiversity in higher education, share insights on emerging trends in autism employment, and treat you to a tour of our facilities.

In the evening, join us for a Meet & Greet hosted by Neurowrx at Firehouse Grill in Evanston, where you can enjoy optional trivia fun while mingling with fellow attendees.

Day 2: Innovative Strategies
October 19th brings a day of innovative strategies. We’ll start with a warm welcome from the Neurowrx Board of Directors. Then, dive into topics like e-learning for training and assessment, universal design in employment, and crucial accommodations for autistic employees in the workplace.

The day culminates with a dinner hosted by Neurowrx, offering a great opportunity to network and exchange ideas.

Day 3: Champions of Neurodiversity
On October 20th, we celebrate the champions of neurodiversity in the workplace. Neil Barnett, a leading expert in the field, will present “The Updated Neurodiversity@Work Playbook.” We’ll also have an employer panel discussing making autism in the workplace work from recruitment to career progression.

Additionally, Carol Simpson will share her observations on neuro-inclusivity in the workplace, followed by a final lunch and farewell.

About Neurowrx: A Global Alliance
Neurowrx is a global alliance dedicated to fostering employment opportunities for individuals on the autism spectrum in STEAM industries. We share their values of transparency, quality, autonomy, collaboration, and diversity. Neurowrx’s vision is to create a worldwide network to educate and empower businesses to embrace neurodiversity in the workplace. They offer open-source resources, collaboration, and consultation to support this mission.

About Aspiritech: Empowering Neurodiversity
Aspiritech is proud to be the largest employer of neurodiverse (autistic) individuals in North America. Our mission is to empower individuals on the autism spectrum through meaningful employment. We specialize in QA testing, end-to-end user testing, accessibility reviews, user experience optimization, and a range of data services. Our dedication to neurodiversity is at the heart of what we do, and we invite you to reach out and discover how we can assist you.

In conclusion, the 2023 International Conference hosted by Aspiritech and Neurowrx promises three days of insightful discussions, networking opportunities, and a celebration of neurodiversity in STEAM industries. Register now to be part of this inclusive and innovative event. We look forward to welcoming you in October!