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Navigating the Workplace: Strategies and Opportunities for Neurodivergent Job-Seekers and Employers

North Waltham, MA - United StatesMar-23-201908:00 am

Landmark College invites neurodivergent young adults, parents, human resources and other business professionals and education professionals to attend our Navigating the Workplace event. The event will feature the following: - Panels with representatives from Microsoft, EY (formerly Ernst & Young), Fidelity Investments, JPMorgan Chase and Mass General Hospital for Children who will discuss their neurodiversity hiring initiatives; - Conversations with neurodivergent young professionals; - Presentations on strategies for managing the demands of employment; - A networking session. Registration is $99 and includes continental breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the day. Participants can register online.

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Sensory-Friendly Sundays

Philadelphia, PA - United StatesMar-24-201912:00 pm

The National Constitution Center offers a more accessible museum experience for individuals of all abilities and their families. Sensory-Friendly Sundays at the Center incorporate a variety of programs and learning techniques developed for visitors with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorders, intellectual disabilities, and other neurodevelopmental disabilities into the everyday visitor experience. On Sensory-Friendly Sundays, we provide visitors with sensory processing challenges the opportunity to experience the museum in a secure and comfortable environment by providing emotionally safe spaces for families, modified programming for diverse sensory needs, and specialized staff training. Coming soon, the Center is also developing free pre-visit guides as a resource for visitors to access in advance of their trip to the Center. Additional Sensory-Friendly Sunday dates for 2019 include June 23, August 25, and December 8.

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The Help Group’s 9th Annual Resource Fair

Sherman Oaks, CA - United StatesApr-07-201911:00 am

The Help Group will be hosting its 9th Annual Special Needs Resource Fair. This is an opportunity for parents and professionals to discover the wonderful resources that Los Angeles has to offer its special needs community. Plus there will be children’s activities, food & family fun! There will be exhibitors representing: •Schools & Camps •Residential Programs •Social Skills Programs •Recreational & Creative Arts Programs •Medical & Therapeutic Services •Education Supports •Behavior Intervention Services •Financial & Estate Planning •Legal & Advocacy Services •Transitional Programs •Vocational Programs •Parent Support Groups •Respite Services •Equine Therapy •& Much, Much More! This event is *FREE* and you may RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-help-groups-special-needs-resource-fair-tickets-53933128439 Questions? Please contact Tracy Peters at tpeters@thehelpgroup.org or 310.751.1486.

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9th World Rett Syndrome Congress

Surfers Paradise, QLD - AustraliaSep-30-202009:00 am

The Rett Syndrome Association of Australia (RSAA)email rettaust@bigpond.comwishes to draw attention to the fact that it is staging the 9th World Rett Syndrome Congress in Surfers Paradise, Australia, from 30 Sept to 3 Oct 2020. What with the distances involved in getting to and from Australia, the time that it takes and the expense, RSAA, in the past, has been very reluctant to stage a World Congress. We appreciate that for those who live overseas and wish to attend, it is a considerable effort for them to do so. Maybe incorporating attendance at the World Congress while holidaying in Australia, could be an option. We have created a Congress website at http://rettworldcongress.org to which information that you will need to know, will be added progressively. Our Association views the occasion as being an event for all those involved with Rett syndrome, be they scientists or not, be they attending or not, regardless of where they are located in the world.

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