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Join the collaborative conference that brings together a community that is committed to improving employment outcomes for the neurodiverse workforce.

Through collective impact, we will engage in dynamic discussions, learn from expert presenters, and build a network of change-makers who promote diverse and inclusive employment practices. This conference empowers employers to build a dynamic workforce and enhance the workplace. 


The Westin Washington, DC Downtown
999 9th St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001



October 27 – 29, 2024


Important Dates

  • Call for proposals open February 14, 2024
  • Early bird registration opens June 4, 2024
  • Sponsorship packages now available
  • Take the CESP Exam at our conference – Registration opens June 4, 2024

Learn more about the Neurodiversity in the Workplace Conference


Kennedy Krieger Institute is offering sponsors of its Neurodiversity in the Workplace conference a unique opportunity to network and engage in a collaborative conference that brings together a community that is committed to improving employment outcomes for the neurodiverse workforce.

Attendee Information

We can’t wait to welcome you to Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Neurodiversity in the Workplace: A Collaborative National Conference! Get important information to prepare for the event.

2023 Conference Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2023 Neurodiversity in the Workplace Conference! If you missed the conference, be sure to check out our video recap, as well as our schedule and list of speakers.

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We strive to respect each person's self-identification and preferences, this conference is open to all who want to connect to, learn from and join in the conversation.

Who should attend?

  • Nonprofit, for-profit and higher education leaders (HR, EDI and senior management)
  • State and federal elected officials, policymakers and staffers
  • Agency administrators
  • Adult service providers
  • Medical providers
  • Neurodivergent community
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Family members of individuals with disabilities
  • Disability advocates
  • Educators
  • Representatives of UCEDD organizations
A group photo from the 2023 Neurodiversity in the Workplace Conference.

Conference Co-Chairs

Stacey Herman, MS Ed., CESP (left) and Emily Arneson (right) are the co-chairs of the 2023 Neurodiversity in the Workplace Conference.

Herman is the assistant vice president of neurodiversity and community workforce development at Kennedy Krieger. Her role includes the creation and supervision of programs designed to support individuals with disabilities as they transition to the workforce and access their community. 

Arneson serves as the Institute's assistant vice president of government relations. She enthusiastically joined the Kennedy Krieger team in 2019 after falling in love with the mission of the Institute while serving as an outside consultant. 

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Headshots of Stacey Herman (left) and Emily Arneson (right).

Continuing Education Credits

New This Year! Come take the CESPTM exam at the Neurodiversity at Work National Conference for a chance to earn your first 10 CEUs! Neurodiversity at Work is partnering with APSE National to host the CESPTM exam as well as MDWorks to get you prepared.

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Registration and Pricing


Registration Opens June 4, 2024. Click here for pricing information.