Neurodivergent Opportunities for Teens
Dr. Aviva Legatt features Meaghan Timko, MS, BCBA, and Founder of Parallel International Consulting in this webinar interview they discuss some neurodivergent opportunities for teens today.
February 2, 2023
Dr. Aviva Legatt is joined in her next live webinar series by Meaghan Timko, MS, BCBA, and Founder of Parallel International Consulting and discussing “The Employment Pipeline for Neurodivergent Teens: What are the Opportunities?” Together they speak on current-day issues with neurodivergence individuals, specifically how to find post-secondary opportunities where creating inclusiveness will provide a way to thrive after high school. They explore how to support neurodivergent individuals best within employment opportunities and connect them to achieving their potential.
The Employment Pipeline for Neurodivergent Teens
A few highlights from the webinar interview included:
- Why it is necessary to focus on the employment pipeline when we’re discussing neurodivergent teens and young adults.
- Specific skill-building or training opportunities that were recommended to students and their parents and how they help.
- Some strategies and supports parents can use to help their neurodivergent children access professional opportunities.
- Some best practices for supporting neurodivergent individuals while interviewing.
- And so much more.
Be sure to check out Meaghan’s work and book at https://www.parallelintl.com/ to find out more about creating opportunities for Neurodiverse individuals by bridging the gaps between education, community, and employment. To find out more about college support for teens or the programs we have to offer, or learn how to better prepare your child for college application submissions with guidance from Dr. Aviva Legatt, contact us at Ivy Insight. We can discuss what stood out to you in the webinar and any questions you have.