Thursday, August 18, 2022, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Brains!! They’re all different. There, you understand neurodiversity now. But come to the program anyway!
- what neurodiversity is and the vocabulary around it
- what different kinds of neurodivergence are
- the strengths of neurodivergent brains
- how to recognize a brain that operates outside the norm
- how to accommodate your neurodivergent colleagues to make room for those strengths to flourish for the organization.
You are already working with neurodivergent people, even if you don’t know it. Come to this program to make a new perspective on their surprising behavior and learn how to value their unique approaches. Your teams and classes will thank you for it!
To understand the concepts of neurodiversity and neurodivergence
To recognize typical behavior from neurodivergent people with whom you may interact in your roles
To provide choices for how to act from an understanding of neurodiversity and to support neurodivergent applicants and employees.
Communication - Emotional Intelligence & Decision Making - Collaboration & Leadership - Cultural Awareness & Inclusion
Tracy Winter is an executive and leadership coach specializing in neurodiversity, particularly ADHD and giftedness. She works with people who are brighter than the average bear to develop their interpersonal skills and be more successful at work.
Tracy helps her clients, individuals or teams, develop new perspectives that lead to new behaviors, behaviors more likely to get the results they want, whether it’s a promotion, more team cohesion, or just being heard, seen, and valued for their ideas. Her clients say that Tracy is insightful, empathetic, and effective in both her 1-on-1 work with clients and as a team facilitator.
Tracy has coached up and down the career ladder, from job seekers to vice-presidents, and has worked in different industries, including technology, government, academia, and health care. She also teaches at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology and trains new coaches at the iACT Center.