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Rita Portugal

About Me

Ideal Workplace Values

Open To

Full Time InternshipFreelance/Contract WorkFull Time JobCo-opPart Time Job

Work Settings


Career Interests

Law, Policy, and AdvocacyResearch

Skills & Strengths

Neuroexceptional Talents

antecipate events at macro level ; identifying failures and finding solutions ; connecting and conversing several said-to-be complex matters into a simple impactful change for a sound and sustained change (which doesn’t mean that the implementation itself would be easily put in course)

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Inclusion Essentials


natural sun lightdiscreet or not shared individual work spacewide deskstorageminimal work space feelingcozy work spaceoutdoorsMusicnatural airWhite boardbionic readingcomfortable chairColor Contrast ToolsSpeech to Text Technology Interviewer Experienced with NeurodiversityAlternate Interview Formatsecretarial services assistancetask managementEmail Writing HelpPresentation HelpConcise instructionsReceiving Information in Advanceoff days planFlexible scheduleextra time off for appointmentsshorter meetingsPeriodic Rest BreaksUninterrupted Work TimeLarge deskwide screenautomatic backup diskStanding Desksmeditation / quiet roomNoise-cancelling HeadphonesQuiet / Individual WorkspacesSelf-stimulation tools / gadgetnon judgmental placestraightforward speechescoherent policiesfeedback buddybrainstorm buddyNutritional meal center / deliveryhealth assistanceCounselingJob CoachingAide / Attendant

Sensory Sensitivities

Interaction with the public
Heavy lifting
Bright, blinking, or fluorescent lights
Loud noises
Outdoors or places with strong smells
Standing for long periods