Press Release

Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Attracting and Supporting Workers with Neurological Differences

The Chicagoland Business Leadership Network (CBLN) – a by-business, for-business initiative of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation– in partnership with the Schaumburg Business Association and Argosy University, invites you to join us for breakfast and a discussion on:

Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Attracting and Supporting Workers with Neurological Differences

Thursday, April 27, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Schaumburg Corporate Center | 1501 Woodfield Road, Conference Rooms AB | Schaumburg, IL 60173

During this session, employers, human resource professionals, talent acquisition managers and ERG/BRG members will gain an understanding of the types of conditions that can constitute a neurological disability and the opportunities these brain differences may present to your business. Learn more about what it means to recruit, hire and retain qualified candidates with neurological disabilities. Acquire strategies to successfully interview neurodiverse candidates and receive guidance on how to prepare your workforce to integrate neurodiversity into your corporate culture.


Speakers include:

  • Dr. Julie Robinson, Department Chair and Director of Clinical Training for the Counselor Education Program at Argosy University, Schaumburg
  • Dr. Cameron Brewer, Program Dean of the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at The Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg

To register, visit: https://www.chicagolandchamber.org/Events/EventDetails.aspx?MeetingId=%7BF5C4FF12-F804-E711-852E-0050569142AF%7D

For additional information and/or accommodation requests, contact:
Laura Wilhelm at lwilhelm@chicagolandchamber.org or 312-494-6718.


The Chicagoland Business Leadership Network (CBLN) is an affiliate of the U.S. Business Leadership Network, supported by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation. It is made possible by a generous grant from the Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust.