Introducing: Neurodiversity, Hidden Culture, and Learning the Language Training
Learning Tree and Tim Goldstein have collaborated to create a professionally designed and presented training on understanding neurodiversity and the neurodistinct. While we cover that the neurodistinct include many groups besides autism including ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, and other named and unnamed groups in this course the focus is the technical type autistic. We focused on autism based on the positive results from the efforts of global autism at work companies such as SAP, EY, JPMorgan Chase, Accenture, Microsoft, Ford and many other.
This courses takes Tim's unique skill to explain his and others autistics experience through a combination of his lived experience with his ability to explain complex topics in relatable ways. This course is designed for anyone that needs to directly interact with the potentially autistic tech type. It is also well suited to use from a DEI...
I never fail to be amazed how the universe seems to make things happen when you are willing to step out boldly and not stop.
Autism Speaks did a world mosaic to which you could add your picture and a few lines about yourself and autism. I put my story and a video in the mosaic. Months later I was contacted by Autism Speaks asking if I would be interested in being interviewed by a journalist for Everyday Health as an adult with autism.
Had a fun time being interviewed and waiting impatiently for the article to come out.
Click on the photo above or THIS LINK to see my tile and video.
I will update this with the article once it is published.
Karen and I had the pleasure of being invited to join Roger Love on stage at his Voice of Success 3 day seminar. Roger is our vocal coach, persona creator, communication guru, and friend. He has literally saved our marriage and changed our lives. Amazing when we thought we had gotten involved with someone who would just help us to be better speakers.
To learn more about Roger and the amazing talent he has helped go to RogerLove.com
Voice of Success was held at the Zipper theater of the Colburn School of Music in Los Angeles. My best guestimate is over 300 people were there. This is our third Voice of Success event we have attended and everyone has been better than the last and I have always learned something new each time.
Karen and I were invited to talk some about how Roger's training has helped in our relationship. That is easy for us to do as he saved it after the marriage counselor told us we need to get a divorce. We each got to speak extemporaneously for a few minutes. Was...
I had the enjoyable experience of working with writer Meagan Meehan on this interview. She asked questions which made me dig deep and consider angles I had not previously noticed.
Tim talks with Dr Romas about a number of items and issues dealing with the neurodiverse, having Asperger's, and Autism at Work. Tim's focus is supporting the diagnosed, undiagnosed, and unaware technology worker by helping companies become more "A"SD Lister friendly.
Through simple changes in processes, job duties, and management techniques companies can improve the performance, retention, and recruitment of the highly desired neurodiverse techie.
DDI on Autism, host Dr Michael Romas
Episode 1 Part 1 Episode 1 Part 2
Episode 2 Part 1 Episode 2 Part 2