May 10-12, 2023
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Thursday, May 11 • 11:00am - 11:40am
Hidden Differences: How to be Inclusive When you Don't Know - Cynthia Coupe, OARS

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This presentation will focus on best practices and strategies for inclusiveness of your team from the lens of neurodivergent (autistic, ADHD, anxiety, dyslexia, etc) minds.

Workplaces and managers are being asked to be all inclusive for their workers, but what does this mean? How can you be inclusive if you don't know there is a difference? Sometimes we have employees who don't even know they are neurodivergent, so how do we navigate this in the workplace to be inclusive of all people, whether or not their differences are hidden, known or unknown? How can we create an environment where everyone is supported if we don't even know what who or what we are supporting?

This presentation will address these issues and provide some guidance as to how to make an inclusive workplace, what inclusive attitudes are and why this is important for everyone.

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Cynthia Coupe

CEO/Owner/Speech Language Pathologist, OARS
A self-diagnosed neurodivergent, Cynthia Coupé is a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialist committed to transforming traditional systems to better serve people with special needs. She is also a mother, TEDx speaker, blogger, and change agent... Read More →

Thursday May 11, 2023 11:00am - 11:40am PDT
215-216 (Level 2)
  Diversity Empowerment Summit, Strategies for Inclusiveness
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