The Connection Between Neurodiversity and Mental Health in the Workplace

There has ALWAYS been a need for increased dialogue and awareness around mental health as well as solutions for better supporting employees in their mental wellness. However, now more than ever, the issue of mental health is the elephant in the room that cannot be ignored. Why? We can thank the events of the past …

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Tips for Supporting Your Hybrid Workers

In 2020, everything the American workforce knew to be “normal” was completely turned on its head. The majority of the U.S. workforce was sent home to work remotely (for positions that were remote-capable), in-person meetings were replaced with Zoom calls, and teams had to learn the art of working together virtually. Now it’s 2022, and …

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How Neurodiversity is Gaining Mainstream Traction

How Neurodiversity is Gaining Mainstream Traction

Even a decade ago, people knew very little about neurodiversity. Many felt, and still feel, apprehensive to disclose neuroidentities such as autism, ADHD, and dyslexia. While the neurodistinct community still faces bias and misconception, the rise of “neuroinclusion” and understanding is leading to a cultural wave of self-advocacy and a growing number of prominent companies …

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A Deeper Look into Intersectionality and Neurodiversity

People experience and perceive the world in a variety of ways. Neurodiversity is the natural variation of human information processing – there is no single correct way of thinking, learning, or acting and these distinctions are not and should not be regarded as obstacles. Humans are by definition neurodiverse, thus any team, organization, or candidate …

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5 Things to Know about ADHD at Work in 2022

There’s a lot to admire about ADHD: the creativity, the empathy, the persistence, and the unique abilities it offers many individuals. For those reasons, people with ADHD can be an asset to any company. Creating a functional workspace with diverse talents and needs can help companies in achieving their business objectives. It can also make …

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“The Business Case for Recruiting Neurodiverse Talent from Colleges & Universities” Webinar

ACCESS THE WEBINAR It is estimated that 20% of students in Colleges and Universities identify as a neurominority or having a disability. By expanding your recruitment initiatives to be neurodiversity friendly,  you are recruiting from an overlooked, but very talented population, and increasing your competitiveness in “the war for talent”. Uptimize’s Ed Thompson and Jan …

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A Look Into Neurodiversity Trends in 2022

Uptimize is the leading corporate training company uniquely focused on neurodiversity at work. We have always had a unique perspective on this emergent field, through working with organizations around the world on their own neuroinclusion journeys, as well as through our deep connections with academia and the neurodistinct community. Last year in 2021, we saw …

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Are your office holiday parties inclusive?

With the holiday season quickly approaching, employers across the country are beginning to prepare for their annual end-of-year soiree. Traditionally, these events have failed to recognize all beliefs, leaving certain workers feeling excluded and unhappy. HR professionals tasked with planning these festivities can become quickly overwhelmed with all of the considerations that need to be …

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3 Real Employee Stories: Neuroinclusion in the Workplace

Despite increased awareness surrounding neurodiversity in the workplace, success stories of thriving neurodistinct professionals are rarely highlighted. These individuals are not only valuable assets to their operational teams, but are often driving forces towards the establishment of an inclusive culture that embraces different ways of thinking and processing information. However, it is reported that only …

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HR HAPPY HOUR PODCAST

HR Happy Hour Podcast – “Supporting Neurodiversity in the Workplace”

LISTEN TO THE FULL PODCAST HERE HR Happy Hour Episode 496 – Supporting Neurodiversity in the Workplace Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane Guest: Ed Thompson, CEO and Founder of Uptimize This week we talked with Ed Thompson from Uptimize about neurodiversity at work, embracing diversity of thought, and how inclusion looks when attracting and training …

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