Virtual Fireside Chat with Neurodiverse Communication Specialist Tim Goldstein

Tim Goldstein continues to be at the forefront of the neurodiversity at work movement.

Diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at age 54, Tim Goldstein is a global trainer for a major international tech company, a Neurodiverse Communications Specialist, an Emotional Speaking Vocal Coach, and a national board member of the Autism Society of America – as well as an Uptimize Subject Matter Expert. Tim specializes in offering new concepts for understanding and appreciating neurodivergence, and even famously coined the term “neurodistinct”.

In this virtual fireside chat, the latest in our series, host and Uptimize founder Ed Thompson joined Tim for a discussion around all things related to neuroinclusion.

They discussed:

– Tim’s own journey as a tech executive, and what organizations can learn from it

– How to do neuroinclusion well – and where it can go wrong when it comes to hiring, communication, and well-being

– Strategies for neuroinclusive retention and career development

.. and much more!

About our guest, Tim Goldstein:

Tim, 63, was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at age 54 –the diagnosis changed his life both personally and professionally. After decades wearing many hats across multiple industries and now at Google, Tim is now working to change perceptions of autism and neurodiversity as a Neurodiverse Communications Specialist.

About the host, Ed:

Ed Thompson is the CEO and founder of Uptimize, the neurodiversity training company that works globally with organizations like Salesforce, JPMorgan Chase, Deloitte and IBM. Ed has also become a frequent speaker on the topic of neurodiversity in the workplace and is the author of A Hidden Force.

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