Inclusion and Safety: Understanding Neurodiversity and What It Means to Be a Blue Envelope County
Date & Time
Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Amanda Lee Edith Sanchez Cruz Nathan Rowley

Despite 1 in 8 Americans being neurodivergent, only 10% of employers consider neurodiversity in their people management practices. In our diverse world, it's essential to understand neurodiversity. This includes the most common neurodevelopmental disorders and adopting inclusive practices to support individuals with conditions like ADHD, processing disorders, and learning disorders. By doing so, organizations can enhance morale, productivity, retention, and overall well-being for all employees, learners, and communities. Additionally, there's a growing need to improve safety and communication between law enforcement officers and community members with communication needs or developmental disabilities.

Learning Objective:
1. Identify at least 2 common neurodevelopmental disorders and best practices that can be implemented to become more neurodiversity affirming.
2. Recognize SD Sheriff's efforts in working with community members with communication needs or a developmental disability.
3. Be aware of the impact the Blue Envelope Program has on persons with disabilities 

Location Name
Full Address
San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
United States
Presentation Material
Sub Tags
Accessibility, Safety
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