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Amber Overholt


Work Preferences


Open to roles

Short Term ContractLong Term Employee

Skills and Strengths

My Neuro-exceptional talent

As an AuDHD'r I can understand other neurodivergent brains and provide validation and autistic-centered therapy

Technical Skills

Web browser software

Microsoft PowerPoint

Client information database systems

Top 5 Soft Skills

Active ListeningWorking AutonomouslyStructureCreativityCritical Thinking

Inclusion Essentials


Closed captioningSend questions in advanceAllowance of Fidgeting DevicesExtra timeWritten interview instructionsDaily remindersConcise instructions for processingWritten checklistsReceive information in advanceWritten InstructionsRecorded Meetings1:1 meetingsFlexible scheduleExtra time off for appointmentsShorter meetingsPeriodic rest breaksStanding desksEnhanced lighting optionsMeditation / quiet roomErgonomic seatingNoise-cancelling headphonesQuiet / individual workspacesSelf-stimulation tools / gadgetSupport group for stress1:1s with the team

Environments I'm comfortable with

Bright or blinking lights
Loud noises
Outdoors or places with strong smells
Uniforms (hard hat, hair net, etc.)
Working with animals
Driving a vehicle
Working with food
Interaction with the public
Heavy lifting
Standing for long periods
Variable temperatures

Education and Credentials

Attended for 2 years from 2011 to 2013

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Master's degree - Social Work