Lemon Tree Hotel’s award-winning diversity employment program employs neurodivergent staff. This case study sheds light on accommodations, supports and approaches.
Content Warning: mention of suicide, suicidal ideation and depression. Founder and CEO Rachel Worsley shares her story of overcoming childhood trauma that has shaped her approach to developing the ...
Rachel Worsley, founder and CEO, shares how she overcame social anxiety and shared her experience living with autism and ADHD with complete strangers at a film Q&A session.
Following from our popular 10 Memes That'll Make You Laugh or Cry if You're Neurodivergent at Work article, we decided to dedicate one to ADHD. They say humour is the best medicine after all!
Our regularly updated and curated text toolkit hosts all our visual resources, plus some Pro-Exclusive resources, directly relevant to employers for working with autistic people at work.
Our regularly updated and curated text toolkit hosts all our visual resources, plus some Pro-Exclusive resources, directly relevant to employers for working with people with ADHD at work.
Our regularly updated and curated text toolkit hosts all our visual resources, plus some Pro-Exclusive resources, directly relevant to employers for working with people with dyslexia at work.
Networking – it’s a word that has provoked strong emotion, from being a “bloody nightmare” to sending a “cold chill” down people’s spines. That's why we've...
A STUDY: How dyslexic adults can get the most out of training programs.
This is Ashlea's story. An autistic woman who was needing more mental processing time at work. Here's how her workplace helped to accommodate her request.
We've put together some tips on how to tell better stories around neurodiversity in the workplace.
Wondering where the word 'neurodiversity' came from? We share the origin of the term coined by Australian social scientist Judy Singer.
Our regularly updated and curated visual toolkit hosts all our visual resources, plus some Pro-Exclusive resources, directly relevant to employers for working with people with ADHD.
Our regularly updated and curated visual toolkit hosts all our visual resources, plus some Pro-Exclusive resources, directly relevant to employers for working with autistic people at work.
Our regularly updated and curated visual toolkit hosts all our visual resources, plus some Pro-Exclusive resources, directly relevant to employers for working with dyslexic people in the workplace....
Caroline Turner was diagnosed with ADHD in 2019. She moved from the police force into starting her own business, Creased Puddle. This is her story.
Sydney-based freelance journalist Gina Flaxman discovered her dyspraxia at the age of 38. She explains her struggle in finding answers and how she focuses on her strengths.
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.
Here are 11 easy-to-use, 5-question checklists that can help managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members Only.
The Neurodiversity Media team explain how to adapt different communication styles when giving and understanding instructions.
The Neurodiversity Media team discuss how making lists can help plan, track and keep on top of our busy schedules and day-to-day tasks.
Carolyn Cage, who has ADHD, shares her portfolio of work at Neurodiversity Media to date and why she is passionate about creating content to bring inclusivity to the workplace.
Carly Godden reflects on how misconceptions about neurodiversity had coloured her views and how Neurodiversity Media has helped her become a better ally.
Resource Library members share their stories on why they joined, including their favourite resources.
Autistic researcher Dr Susan Hayward shares her best workplace tips: like not being afraid to negotiate, and how to network autistic-style.
Managers usually experience emotional burnout managing ND employees due to a lack of formal organisational support. Find out how to avoid this situation.
Ewan Hanbury-Brown shares top strategies and examples of workplace accommodations for ADHD that managers can provide to help their ADHD employees succeed.
Brendan Raymond shares his career journey and his tips for other autistic people to pursue their creative side.
In partnership with Xceptional, Neurodiversity Media asks the opinion of 5 autistic professionals on the topic of networking.
Neurodiversity Media presents the first crowdsourced reporting guidelines for ADHD in mainstream media, to help eliminate stigma.
Autistic professional Ashlea McKay and her manager Matthew Watkins discuss their working relationship, with practical examples.
A visual illustration of how dyslexic adults at work struggle, unless they receive job coaching.
Autistic professional Hunter Hansen spoke to NeuroWork in our latest ND@Work profile.
NeuroWork speaks to Dr Nancy Doyle, founder and CEO of Genius Within, about job coaching for dyslexic adults.
Creatively inclined colleagues with ADHD should be paired with less creative, but organised employees in project teams, say US researchers.
Through our content partnership with Xceptional, here are the latest jobs on offer.
Supported by Minds at Play: NeuroWork interviewed co-founder Dwayne Fernandes and Tyran Bunt, 24, (Ty) an autistic non-binary person, at Minds at Play.
Australian adults with ADHD have named employment as the top priority focus area for increased awareness and understanding of the condition.
In partnership with Xceptional, Neurodiversity Media asks the opinion of 7 autistic professionals about how they thrive and mask at work.
I couldn't sit through a feature-length movie but it never clicked I had ADHD, writes Carolyn Cage.
In partnership with Xceptional, Neurodiversity Media covers the story of Ashleigh, an autistic professional who found career success by drawing up a personal job map.
Caroline Turner was diagnosed with ADHD in 2019. She moved from the police force into starting her own business, Creased Puddle. She speaks to NeuroWork about living life "with the lid off".
How do you become an advocate for neurodivergent children after 20 years as a high school chemistry teacher? Siobhan Lamb shares her story.
There's a good chance that people eating yellow cupcakes at morning teas across Australia will be on the verge of autistic burnout, and no one is seeing the signs, writes Rachel Worsley.
A visual journey of how one anonymous autistic woman struggled without the right workplace accommodations in her job.
In collaboration with ADHD Australia, Neurodiversity Media has produced a factsheet on practical strategies to thrive at work with ADHD.
In collaboration with ADHD Australia, Neurodiversity Media has produced a practical factsheet outlining the disclosure process for someone with ADHD.
In partnership with Xceptional, Neurodiversity Media covers the story of Maria, an autistic professional who thrives at work despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Should you disclose in the workplace that you are neurodivergent? It's not always black and white, that's why we've shared some tips on things to consider.
Billie Eilish is a singer who has Tourette's. But what is it really like to live with Tourette's?
Share this infographic with anyone who wants a snapshot of the latest statistics in Australia on employment and autism in the workplace.
Easy to use communication checklist for managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members only.
Easy to use Environment Checklist for managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members only.
Easy to use Flexible Work Checklist for managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members only.
Easy to use Giving Instructions Checklist for managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members only.
Small businesses don't have to miss out on neurodivergent talent. Here's some tips on how to manage it.
Hunter Hansen, a business analyst at a large technology company, talks about how people champion his strengths in the workplace.
Business leaders are key to fostering neurodiversity in the workplace. Here are our top tips.
Your ADHD can be an asset in the workplace. Find out how.
Easy to use Job Interview Checklist for managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members only.
Easy to use Meetings Checklist for managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members only.
Easy to use Project Management Checklist for managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members only.
Easy to use Providing Feedback Checklist for managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members only.
Dyslexic leaders have particular strengths that can be an asset in the workplace.
Easy to use Team Work Checklist for managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members only.
Easy to use Time Management Checklist for managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members only.
Easy to use training and learning Checklist for managers, HR and employers. For Pro Members only.
UK researchers have published the first expert consensus statement on the management of autism and ADHD seven years after psychiatrists formally recognised the co-occurrence of both conditions.
Autism-specific educational manuals can be an important stand-in resource for employers without access to disability employment service providers.
They are more likely to struggle with interpersonal skills compared with their neurotypical counterparts.
An “ecosystem” of support from employers, coaches and employees is key to the success of autistic employees.
Coaching sessions may overlook legitimate challenges, such as time management and organisation.
Workplace conditions can block or support the inclusion of their autistic staff just as much as their personal traits.
Workplaces need to provide adequate training and support to avoid a drop in employee productivity.
US researchers suggest this arrangement will foster innovation while keeping the project on track.
Identifying strategies for emotional wellbeing will help build confidence, say UK researchers.
The researchers suggest the ‘Neurodiversity-Smart’ Human Resources framework can be applied in most businesses.
Providing specialised career guidance and tailoring employment programs can help autistic women flourish at work.
The Israeli study of 11 women sheds light on key strategies that allowed them to succeed in the workplace.
Researchers say that employers should be aware of this risk.
There is a wide range of experiences to be tracked in order to understand the scope of the problem that is unemployment among neurodivergent people.
If support services were not available, policies and procedures are necessary to ensure companies take appropriate responsibility for workplace accommodations.
Laura and Clay Lewis talk about how you can start a micro-business for your autistic child and help them thrive.
This Australian guide has been advised by a top employment lawyer in Australia and provides an overview of your rights.
Founder and CEO Rachel Worsley outlines how storytelling is key to changing the structural biases, stereotypes and misplaced narratives about neurodiversity.
Public and private employers "sell themselves" to autistic jobseekers as part of Specialisterne Australia's new program. How will it work?
The ProFound Incubator is a 12-month program that introduces neurodivergent individuals to the startup community.
Managing director of auticon Australia, talks about the emergence of auticon Australia to help address the low unemployment rate amongst autistic people.
Will Wheeler discusses how his dyslexia helps him kick goals, and why he is teaching businesses to embrace dyslexic leadership.
Bliss Cavanagh discusses art, her PhD research and improving the wellbeing of society through her multi-sensory art installations.
Andrew Williams from IBM suggests starting with a pilot program before developing a global business case.
Mike Tozer from Xceptional Testing explains why job skill matching and redesigning recruitment can create sustainable careers for autistic individuals.
Here are some simple steps that small businesses can take to find and keep neurodivergent talent.
A manager and employee in the Rise@DHHS program share how they have successfully navigated their working relationship.
Founder and CEO Rachel Worsley discusses how her ADHD has enabled her to build a successful professional career as well as in her current entrepreneurship journey.
The program aimed to remove barriers faced by autistic adults when seeking employment, but may have created some unexpected new ones.
Visual storytelling has always been an essential form of expression. Isabelle Quigley explains how it helps her and the neurodivergent community.
Autistic actress Elinor Machen-Fortune chats to us about her work, challenging people’s perceptions of autism and not being afraid to ask for what you need.
Samantha Nuttall discusses why she is breaking the professional silence about ADHD at work and shares her tips on finding a supportive workplace.
Jodi Clements discusses her journey to diagnosis with dyscalculia, leveraging strengths and avoiding numbers.
Kayla Sirrell discusses why she wants to be a famous singer and create jobs for other people with disabilities.
An all-neurodivergent five-person panel at the Sydney Neurodiversity Symposium 2019 discusses whether a neurodivergent condition is a disability or superpower.
Chris Hofmann, manager of DHHS, writes an opinion piece about the award-winning Rise@DHHS program in Australia.
Shae Wissell, founder of the Australian-based Dear Dyslexic Foundation, shares her story about being diagnosed with dyslexia and how she tackles workplace discrimination.
Judy coined the term ‘Neurodiversity’ in 1997. Read more from her conversation with Rachel Worsley.
Autistic leaders don't get the support that they need because of stigma. Rachel Worsley shares the latest research and her personal story of leadership.
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