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April 2024 Newsletter



2024 International Conference

Save the date! The 2024 Neurowrx International Conference will take place in Amsterdam on October 16–18, 2024. Thank you to Neurowrx member Swink for hosting this year's event!The theme, Global Autism Employment: The Challenges & Opportunities, covers a variety of topics, including:

  • Identity & Intersectionality

  • Building & Transforming Business

  • Innovation & Emerging Tech

  • Global Neurodiversity Culture

More information on speakers, sessions, and registration details will be released soon. In the meantime, mark your calendars and watch this space!

 

Interested in giving a presentation at the conference? Let us know!


Monthly Membership Call

Our next Monthly Membership Call is happening via Zoom on Wednesday, May 8, at 10:00 AM CDT. Special guest speaker Larry Rothman will discuss the work that HAAPE is doing, the importance of building affiliate networks, and more.

 

If you would like to attend and have not yet RSVP'd, please get in touch with sarah.clark@neurowrx.org to be added to the invitation list.


Updates from Neurowrx Members


The Adorable Anuran (Frog) by Tuomas K.

Level It Up

Level It Up's Lego contest is an excellent example of how FUN fundraising can be. With submissions from across Canada and an audience already looking forward to participating next year, we applaud our Member's success in building community and celebrating autistic creativity and ingenuity. Check out the contest winners. »


Katherine Breward

Katherine Breward has published a new book, Guide to Disability and Inclusion in the Workplace. Intended for HR students, business managers and owners, and HR practitioners, the book would also be helpful for members of the disability community seeking to self-advocate in workplace settings. The book provides practical, realistic how-to advice for accommodating a range of disabilities. Available now through Sage Publications. »


Zavikon

Congratulations to Zavikon on a successful inaugural Autism in Entertainment conference! Held on April 5 in Los Angeles, this sold-out event highlighted efforts to solve the unemployment and underemployment outcomes for neurodivergent creatives in the entertainment sector, and the talent and organizations making it happen. Watch the spotlight videos. » 


Aspiritech

Aspiritech's new podcast, On the Verge: Conversations with the Neurodiversity Movement, showcases conversations between the Aspiritech team and activists, allies, artists, and more. The first three episodes, featuring guests Zavikon founder and CEO Rebecca Beam, artist and designer Amanda Hebert Hughes, and producer and director Scott Steindorff, are out now. Check out the podcast. » 



HAAPE

South Florida PBS featured HAAPE's partnership with Broward College to help young adults on the autism spectrum get training and education for successful careers in avionics. The clip also highlights the significant impact neuroinclusive hiring has on local economies. Watch the video. »


Neurowrx Members, do you have news you'd like to share with our audience? We'd love to include it in our next newsletter! Please send your updates to sarah.clark@neurowrx.org to be featured.


Our Member Directory is Live

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Member Directory, which is now live on our website. The directory is designed to help visitors and Neurowrx Members find the contact information and services provided by the participants in our global alliance dedicated to neuroinclusion in STEAM. With entries that can be filtered by country and specialty, it's easier than ever to connect with our Members. We appreciate everything you do and kindly request that you inform us if any information in the directory needs to be updated.

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