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Skilled Trades as a Path to Success for Neurodivergent Individuals

October 16, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm MDT


EXPERT: Erica Schott

Are you or someone you know neurodivergent and exploring career opportunities beyond the traditional paths of university and college? Join us for a workshop that delves into the numerous advantages of pursuing a career in the skilled trades.
Workshop Highlights:

  • Discovering Neurodivergent Strengths: Neurodiversity brings unique skills and talents to the table. Learn how neurodivergent individuals can excel in trades professions through their attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and focus.
  • Hands-On Learning: Explore the appeal of hands-on work and why it can be a perfect fit for neurodivergent individuals who thrive in structured, tactile, and problem-solving settings.
  • Career Opportunities: The workshop will showcase various trades such as welding, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, and more, shedding light on the diverse and rewarding career paths available.
  • Alternative Routes to Success: Emphasize that while university and college are valuable paths, they are not the only ones. The trades offer viable, well-paying, and fulfilling career options.
  • Resources and Support: Learn about resources, organizations, and programs that provide guidance, mentorship, and assistance for neurodivergent individuals pursuing careers in the trades.
  • Interactive Discussions: Engage in open discussions, share experiences, and ask questions in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Join us for this informative and empowering workshop, where we’ll challenge preconceptions and explore the abundant opportunities for neurodivergent individuals in the world of skilled trades. Together, we’ll uncover the keys to unlocking your or your loved one’s full potential on a path less travelled yet equally rewarding.

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October 16, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm MDT
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Centre for Diverse Learners
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