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FCAI, UCONN, & Alliance Bernstein Partner for Company Workshop to Design Neurodiversity Programs: Register Now!

Posted by on Friday, May 17, 2024 in FCAI News, Partner News, UCONN News.

Workshop Details

Are you keen on implementing a neurodiversity talent strategy at your company? The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation (FCAI) is thrilled to announce an exclusive workshop taking place in September 2024 in Nashville, Tennessee. This workshop, made possible by FCAI in collaboration with UConn’s Center for Neurodiversity & Employment Innovation and Alliance Bernstein, is limited to just 15 companies. It offers a unique chance to participate in a full-day event aimed at scoping and designing a neurodiversity program prototype for each organization. 

UCONN, in collaboration with the Wells Fargo Neurodiversity Program, has developed a specialized curriculum to help organizations incorporate best practices for sourcing, interviewing, and supporting neurodivergent individuals in professional roles or internships. This workshop will guide participants through a comprehensive roadmap to create a plan for implementing a neurodiversity program within their organization, instilling confidence in their approach. Through the FCAI, this workshop incorporates insights from FCAI’s expert business scholars. 

Participating companies will benefit from a measurement of the effectiveness of their efforts and how they align with their goals.

Key Details of the Workshop: 

When: September 24, 2024 

Where: Nashville, TN, hosted by Alliance Bernstein at its global headquarters at 501 Commerce Street

Who: Limited to the first 15 companies, with 2-3 participants from each organization 

Cost: $5,000 ($10,000 value, reduced through a matching grant from FCAI)

Information Session:

To learn more about this exclusive fall workshop, we invite you to join us for an information session on June 17. The session will address various aspects, including the workshop details, the benefits of neuro-inclusivity for your company, the initiative’s value and associated costs, and real-life examples of companies that have successfully embraced neurodiversity. This session is ideal for leaders looking to drive transformational change in employee engagement, brand reputation, and talent acquisition outcomes. Register for the Information Session on June 17 at 12:00–1:00pm CT to take the first step towards a more neuro-inclusive future for your organization:

We look forward to seeing you there!