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How teaching inclusively changes the perspective and dynamics in the classroom

Friday 23 September 2022
Neuro diversity Platform lecture series
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

This lecture is part of the Neuro diversity Platform lecture series

How does one create an inclusive climate that fosters a high degree of student engagement and contribution? What does it mean to experience inclusion as a student, particularly as a demographic minority?

With learnings and practices derived from his research, which examines workplace-inclusion for autistic adults while accounting for intersectional differences of gender, Justin will facilitate an interactive engagement that addresses these core questions. Practical tips to augment the strengths of a diverse cohort and improve student feedback will also be included.

This lecture will also be streamed via a live video connection. 

Please let us know if you plan to attend this lecture, in person or via the live videostream. In the latter case you will receive a link upon registration.

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Portrait of Justin Carrero
Justin Carrero

About the speaker

Justin Carrero works as an independent Management consultant, specialising in workplace inclusion for neurodivergent individuals. He completed a Master of Business Administration at the University of Queensland and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Management (Workplace Inclusion) at Monash University.

His research focusses on how to facilitate an inclusive workplace for neuro/diverse individuals when accounting for intersectional differences such as gender. In 2018 he wrote a Master's thesis examining scalable and sustainable hiring practices for neurodivergent adults, and he co-authored the largest global autism employment study to date with data collected from North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. One of his most recent projects as an independent consultant was providing advisory on the development of a custom-designed neurodiversity recruitment program for one of the Big-Four consulting firms.

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