Employer and Workforce Training

Train your staff, management teams, HR, and leaders today!
Sensory systems are a human condition and affect our responses to the environment around us. 
That includes our work environment.

Why neurodiversity in the workplace?

  • Over 20% of the Population is Neurodivergent
  • Most DE&I Initiatives Exclude Neurodiversity
  • Increased Canidate Pool - Don't Miss Talent
    • There are qualified and skilled workers wanting to work.
  • Increased Productivity
  • Increased Retention
  • Innovation


Sensory Systems: A Human Condition
120 Minutes
This course begins with discussing neurodiversity and what it means to be neurodivergent or neurotypical. Participants will learn about the eight sensory systems and how we process our environment whether we are neurodivergent or neurotypical. By understanding our sensory systems, we can then understand regulatory behaviors that we see in kids and adults. This course is an excellent introduction to neurodiversity and understanding regulatory behavior.  This course also touches on the barriers that are presented in accessing gainful employment, support services, and other.
Excellent course for:
  • Employers building an inclusive staff and/or a sensory-friendly work environment to increase productivity.
  • Childcare providers
  • Organizations that work with underserved populations
  • Organizations that work with adults and/or children experiencing housing instability
Best Practices: Hiring and Supporting Neurodiversity
4.5 hours
This course covers everything in Sensory Systems: A Human Condition in the first half. We then look at the best practices when hiring and supporting neurodiversity in the workplace. From training, communication, accommodations, policies, your organization can further your work in Diversity Equity and Inclusion.
Excellent course for:
  • Employers building an inclusive staff and/or a sensory-friendly work environment.
  • Employers of all sizes.
  • Employers expanding their DE&I Practices and Policies
  • Employers who want to increase productivity and retention of their employees.
The Untapped Workforce - Neurodivergent Canidates
120 minutes
20% of the US population is neurodivergent and they are grossly unemployed due to barriers in our traditional hiring practices. You will look at how language in job descriptions and different interview strategies can open up access to more qualified and talented candidates.
Excellent for:
  • Anyone looking to hire or having difficulty finding qualified candidates.
Increase Productivity - Sensory Supportive Workplace
Requirement: Sensory Systems: A Human Condition
90 minutes
With an understanding of our eight sensory systems, we can begin to build work environments that are supportive to all. You can turn a private office or large business into a sensory supportive space. By providing a sensory supportive work environment, productivity increases, fatigue and headaches decrease, along with a decrease in burnout. Participants will begin to observe their spaces and be able to make simple changes to support their employees. Often employers see sick calls decrease and productivity increase. The bonus is a positive elevation in workplace culture.
With this course you can use our personalized sensory consulting services. Whether it is designing a sensory space or working with your business to create a more regulated working environment, we can help.
Excellent course for:
  • Employers wanting to support all employees as part of their DE&I policies and practices.
  • Employers looking to increase productivity.
  • Employers looking to increase retention of employees.
Neurodiversity and Injured Workers
60 minutes
  • Differentiate between Neurodiversity, Neurodivergent and Neurotypical
  • List strengths and deficits associated with neurodivergence.
  • Understand employment statistics and barriers present for those who are neurodivergent.
  • Evaluate reasonable accommodations and support for successful work reentry and/or retraining.
  • Labor & Industries’ responsibilities.
  • Resources for supporting gainful employment.
Excellent course for:
  • Vocational Counselors
  • Certified Disability Management Specialists
  • College and University Disability Support Services

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Katie McMurray, M.Ed., CDMS

Katie is the founder and chief executive officer of Sensory Tool House, LLC.
As a neurodivergent person, business owner, vocational counselor, and caregiver of those who have neuro-differences, Katie understands the barriers in our communities that lead to greater unemployment in the neurodivergent population.
Katie knows the value that neurodiversity brings to businesses. By employing and supporting a neurodiverse work force, employee retention, productivity, and other business metrics can increase up to 90%.

Katie has witnessed the success neurodiversity brings to a business. 
From Katie’s work as a schoolteacher to her work as a certified disability management specialist, she has what it takes to understand the impact sensory processing, trauma and ACES has in the workforce. With her Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling, she focused on sensory processing disorder and has continued her passion to learn and further support the neurodivergent community.

Lauren Howard

Lauren holds a BS in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior from UC Davis. She is neurodivergent and the parent to three neurodivergent children. Lauren is an expert in resources, behavior, and accommodations. She is engaging and is creative in her views on accommodations in the workforces as not only a neurodivergent person herself, but also a supervisor. She has been an integral part of developing policy, procedures, and culture for the success of all employees at STH.


Neurodiversity is part of every business
Inspire business leaders and community leaders to further their DE&I Policies and Practices

Katie connects with her audience through her humor and vulnerability about her struggles as a neurodivergent person, employee and business owner.
  • What is Neurodiversity? Is that in my business?
  • Sensory Awareness – Neurodiversity in the Workplace
  • Understanding the Sensory Impact on Productivity, Retention and the Bottom Line
  • The Untapped Workforce - Neurodivergent Canidates
  • Custom - What is important to know for your organization? 
Increase productivity, increase retention, and find more skilled workers. Book your training or speaking event now!

Neurodiversity in the Workplace

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