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Argosy University, Schaumburg Partners to Present Program on Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Argosy University, Schaumburg recently partnered with the Chicagoland Business Leadership Network (CBLN), an initiative of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Schaumburg Business Association to present “Neurodiversity in the workplace: attracting and supporting workers with neurological differences.” The talk took place on April 27, 2017 and attendees gained an understanding of the types of conditions that can constitute a neurological disability, as well as actionable information on how to recruit, hire, and retain qualified candidates.

Speakers included two instructors from Argosy University, Schaumburg: Dr. Julie Robinson, department chair and director of clinical training for the EdD in Counselor Education & Supervision Program and Dr. Cameron Brewer, program dean of the PsyD in Clinical Psychology program at The Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg.

The program included strategies for interviewing neurodiverse candidates and guidance on incorporating neurodiversity into an organization’s existing corporate culture.