10 Memes to Make You Laugh or Cry if You’re a Neurodivergent at Work [Memes]

Carolyn Cage  |  06/12/2020

Neurodivergent people face many obstacles with accommodations and awareness, but once in a while, we can laugh at ourselves. Here are our top 10 social media memes. 
Sensory garden museum.

There are many obstacles that neurodivergent people face with a lack of accommodations and awareness. That doesn’t mean we can’t laugh at the situations we find ourselves in from time to time… they say laughter is the best medicine after all. 

That’s why we’ve put together our highest rated memes from social media that will either make you laugh - or cry. Feel free to share them with other neurodivergent folk (or you boss if you’re brave enough).

1. When you want to be Lisa Simpson, but really you’re Ralph Wiggum. 
Approaching deadlines and the inability to stay focused

2. When it comes disclosing whether you are neurodivergent at work and you only have one of two options.

Disclose and risk stigma, don't disclose and struggle

3. When the one thing that makes your heart beat faster is noise-cancelling headphones.

Quiet spaces

4. When someone verbally explains a task to you, but your communication style is the written format.

Vague Instructions

5. When you’re being productive but evil Kermit comes along and seduces you with his distractions.

Evil Kermit Distraction

6. When you get distracted and then hyperfocus kicks in and you spend way too much time on the wrong task.

Hyperfocusing on a task you're not meant to be working on

7. When instructions come to you in bulk text and you spend more time sifting through the email than you do on the task itself.

Bullet points

8. When you see a job you’d like to apply for but it requires a face-to-face interview.

Applying for jobs meme

9. When someone asks you a question after you’ve been wondering what baby pigeons look like for the past five minutes.

Zone out

10. When you become a free member of Neurodiversity Media’s Resource Library. 

Unlocking potential

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