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OCASG Online – Neurodiversity in the Workplace and Stanford Neurodiversity
January 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Dr. Lawrence Fung will explain the concept of Neurodiversity, and its application in the workplace. Uncovering the strengths of neurodiverse individuals empowers them to increase innovation and productivity, resulting in favorable outcomes not only for them but for the entire community. He will also provide an overview on how managers and business owners can contribute to building neurodiversity-friendly workplaces. Additionally, he will provide an overview of the Stanford Neurodiversity Project.
Dr. Lawrence Fung is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University. He directs the Stanford Neurodiversity Project, Neurodiversity at Work Program, Neurodiverse Student Support Program, Adult Neurodevelopment Clinic, and the Fung Lab. His team devises and implements novel interventions to improve the lives of neurodiverse individuals by maximizing their potential and productivity.