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DiversityA specialist from the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services will be on campus to discuss the challenges and strengths of autism spectrum disorders in the workplace Jan. 15.

Samantha Wadsworth, ADRS Lakeshore Program Evaluation & Development Specialist, will explore common characteristics of autism, strengths that can be assets in the employment setting, potential challenge areas at work and strategies/accommodations that can be used to overcome these barriers 2-3:45 p.m. in the West Pavilion Conference Center Room E.

The free event is sponsored by the UAB Human Resources AWARE Program during UAB’s annual Community Month, which brings members of the public and the UAB community together to celebrate the merits of diversity, equity and inclusion and spotlight the good work happening at UAB.

For information or to request a reasonable accommodation for this event, call AWARE Coordinator Sherri Moultrie, 205-975-9973, or email srmoult@uab.edu. Learn more about AWARE online.