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NDCO Webinar - The Neurodiverse Workforce
Tapping into the autism advantage moment

While as many as 1 in every 59 people is on the autism spectrum, 31.6% of working age autistic Australians are unemployed. This is more than three times the unemployment rate of people with disability and almost six times the rate of people without disability.

The webinar will:

  • Look at strategies for supporting individuals on their transition to employment
  • Explore ideas for working with employers to think differently about their recruitment process
  • The Autism advantage
  • Question and Answer session

It would be great if you can join us.


Date: Thursday, 27th September 2018


12.00pm – 1.00pm - ACT, NSW, TAS, VIC, QLD

10.00am –11.00am - WA

11.30am –12.30pm - NT, SA

Cost: Free - welcome to share the invitation

This webinar will have live captions and will be recorded. 60 minutes duration, FREE to participate.

Please advise if you would like AUSLAN.


Presenter: Vicky Little – Specialisterne Australia

Vicky is a passionate disability consultant, trainer and mentor with over 12 years’ experience in the field of autism employment in Australia and the UK. Her experience includes establishing and delivering autism specific recruitment programs, training employers and higher education institutes and establishing NSW’s first autism specific employment service, Aspect Capable. Specialisterne assists organisations to access, embrace and integrate skilled autistic individuals into the workplace through alternative recruitment pathways and autism education. Vicky is passionate about enabling employers to tap into the skills and strengths of autistic individuals and empowering workplaces to embrace inclusion and neurodiversity.

Link and registrations:

About the event:

Diversity Showcase is a UNSW Careers and Employment event aiming to showcase Equity, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives at UNSW, and connect UNSW staff, students, academics, alumni and industry experts across all diversity dimensions.

The day will include:

  • UNSW divisions that support LGBTIQ+, Indigenous, cultural minority, disability, equity and female in underrepresented industries
  • Industry speakers on inclusive graduate programs
  • Diverse alumni panel speaking on the lived experience of facing diversity in the workplace
  • Reverse Expo! –industry meets diverse UNSW students.

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