As we go into 2020, conversations around neurodiversity are largely focused on employing and retaining neurodivergent talent. But we don’t hear much about the other end of the spectrum: the neurodivergent leaders.
We interviewed Carly Stebbing from Resolution 123 regarding how people with ADHD can advocate for themselves at work. If you believe you have experienced discrimination at work based on your ADHD, here are some actions you may wish to take.
Companies should have formal policies to address workplace accommodations for autistic employees in the absence of professional support, according to researchers.
Here are some facts and statistics that you might not know about neurodiversity and employment.
This is Rachel Worsley's first editorial as publisher and editor of NeuroWork. She outlines the importance of better storytelling for neurodiversity in 2020, as well as an outline of NeuroWork's purpose.
How can we improve the unemployment rate for autistic people? Here's my idea for a micro-business incubator that is based on monetising people's interests.
The Neurodiversity movement continues to make progress, but there is a long way to go. Our panel discussed some of the current problems and what is being done to solve them.
Those with ADHD are passionate and creative people who thrive off variety, interest and challenge. Rachel Worsley has leveraged these strengths to build a successful and diverse career and she believes that employers and entrepreneurs can too, by following some helpful advice.
Employing Neurodiverse people directly is not the only way for businesses to benefit from their unique talents and abilities.
There are some simple steps that small business can take to find and keep Neurodiverse talent.
NeuroWork speaks directly to the managers and employees at the heart of the Rise@DHHS program.
Laura and Clay Lewis, from Clay Needs No Moulding, share the story about how Clay went from struggling to find after-school work to starting a thriving micro-business that employs people.
Australia's first-ever incubator for neurodivergent entrepreneurs kicked off in Perth, Australia.
A unique employment approach that allows public and private employers to "sell themselves" to autistic jobseekers will be rolled out to more states and territories across Australia in 2020, according to specialist recruitment company Specialisterne Australia.
Andrew Williams from IBM suggests starting with a pilot program before developing a global business case. His ambitious goal is to make neurodivergent recruitment business as usual, not just at IBM but within all companies.
Mike Tozer believes that matching a candidate’s specific skills to the right job and redesigning the traditional recruitment process are the keys to establishing sustainable careers for those on the autism spectrum.
Representatives from startups and corporates meet on the employer panel at the Sydney Neurodiversity Symposium to discuss how to increase the employment rate among neurodivergent individuals.
Support provided to autistic workers may unintentionally create a sense of unfairness or bias among their co-workers, according to an analysis of an Australian autism hiring program.