About TC Waisman

Since 1998, TC has had a distinguished career working with leaders in the areas of healthcare, housekeeping, education, environmental advocacy, Provincial government, International government, community agencies and not-for-profits. Among her areas of expertise are developing leadership curriculums, coaching training, team building retreats, strategic planning workshops, conflict management strategies and strengthening personal leadership practices through one-on-one coaching. With a Masters in Organizational Leadership & Training and her book on leadership traits of great leaders, TC combines knowledge and decades of experience with her practical Coaching style to inspire her clients to make consequential lifelong changes to their leadership practice. She hails from a dot on the map (Fiji) and was inspired to write her Masters thesis on the ancient wisdom of the South Pacific that can be applied in a transformational way to the organizational world. TC resides in Vancouver, Canada and credits her resilient clients with helping her uncover the traits she highlights in her book '75 Traits of Great Leaders'.

International Society for Autism Research

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Grateful to be a part of this large conference in Rotterdam both as a doctoral student with my own autism research underway and an Editor on the Board of the Autism in Adulthood scientific journal whose launch happened at this conference.

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Autism in Adulthood

I am honoured to be named an Editorial Board member of the new scientific journal Autism in Adulthood. Autism in Adulthood is the hub for research on issues that affect adults on the autism spectrum. 1 in 68 people (CDC, 2018) are diagnosed with autism and it has become the fastest growing developmental disability being diagnosed in the U.S. (CDC, 2008 via Autism Society website). Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) is usually diagnosed in childhood however, more adults today are being diagnosed having lived a lifetime without fully understanding their uniqueness. Autism in Adulthood is proud to have autistic Editorial Board members including myself, and many autistic peer-reviewers. My commitment to scientific autism inquiry extends to my own doctoral research which centres around innovative leadership, policies, and practices that create successful pathways for autistic students in a post-secondary context. Currently I am co-authoring a literature review on Autism and the implications for higher education with Dr. Marlon Simmons of the University of Calgary.

 

Panel discussion

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It was a distinct pleasure being on the panel at Adler University and speaking with the clinical psychologist grad class on all things leadership. A great group of change makers who are ready to put their mark on the world. It was an honour to share time with each of them.