How Parenting Neurodivergent Kids Made Me a Better Developer

When my 3 sons were born with autism, auditory processing disorder, ADHD, and other disabilities, I felt in over my head. Sometimes I still do. But in the past 15+ years I’ve spent writing code for clients, I’ve found countless parallels between what I learn and the strategies I employ as a parent… and what is required of me as a developer. In this talk, I’ll walk you through how some of the funniest and stressful things my kids have taught me translate into writing better code.

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