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Professor, Ivey Business School
Co-author of “Neurodiversity at a Competitive Advantage”
(Harvard Business Review, 2017)

“The program at Hart Schaffner Marx has extended the boundaries of neurodiversity employment. The approaches and techniques developed by David Geslak and his team have the potential to positively impact a much larger and broader population of neurodiverse individuals. In this work lies the possibility of moving from thousands to millions of neurodiverse employees.


Awarded $16.7 Million Grant for Center Supporting Employment for People with Disabilities

In collaboration with nine universities and two vocational rehabilitation programs, Autism Workforce will support the creation of a new technical assistance center to reduce employment barriers for people with disabilities.

Autism Workforce mentioned in Forbes article written by autism advocate & author Michael Bernick, Autism Employment – God Bless America.

Success in Workforce – IMEC Success Stories

Neurodiversity employment proves to be a viable solution: Increased productivity; Reduced turnover; Improved corporate culture; & more

Connecting with businesses: Collaborative project examining best practices for hiring, retaining workers with disabilities

‘It’s changed his view of life’: Companies find hiring autistic employees has vast benefits

Not just a feel-good step: Businesses are increasingly hiring people with disabilities, and it’s helping the bottom line

People with Autism Can Be an ‘Untapped Reservoir of Talent’

Compelling deliverables of neurodiversity employment and strategies for success

On Hiring and Autism