Diversity & Inclusion

From Neurodiversity to Neuroinclusion

From Neurodiversity to Neuroinclusion Neurodiversity, of course, refers to the human reality of the infinite variation of human brains. There is no one “normal” brain, and as such humans (and consequently, any organization or team) are naturally neurodiverse. Yet the term has also become shorthand, over the last few years, for a new category or …

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What is Neurodiversity at Work?

What Is Neurodiversity at Work? Over the years, terms like diversity and gender equality have been buzzwords within corporate America, and many employers have gone through great lengths to ensure that they have more racially, culturally, and gender diverse workforces, as well as policies that are more inclusive of “minorities.” As the business case for …

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Autism Awareness Month – Inclusion in the Workplace

Autism Awareness Month – Inclusion in the Workplace April is Autism Awareness Month, and the theme in 2021 is “Inclusion in the Workplace.” While it is great to see this, it is now becoming time to focus on ‘acceptance’ rather than ‘awareness.’ It may surprise organizations that you likely already have autistic talent in your …

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Common Misconceptions about Neurodiversity at Work

Common Misconceptions about Neurodiversity at Work The neurodistinct community is large; estimates vary anywhere from 1 in 20 people to as many as 1 in 5. With those figures in mind, you most likely already work with neurodivergent talent in your company. What we could term the neurodistinct ‘affinity group’ – family members and close …

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7 Ways Your Hiring Process May Be Unintentionally Excluding Neurodivergent Talent

7 Ways Your Hiring Process May Be Unintentionally Excluding Neurodivergent Talent There is still a chronic lack of awareness of neurodiversity in society as a whole, and as a result in many workplaces. Forms of neurodivergence remain poorly understood, generalized and stereotyped – for example, that all autistic people are male, or that ADHDers cannot …

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4 Competitive Advantages From Having a Truly Diverse Workplace

Diversity of talent allows for a broader set of perspectives to come together in any creative work, leading to more effective problem solving and decision-making. Even being exposed to diversity can change the way an individual person thinks. It’s not surprising to see more diverse teams consistently outperform less diverse teams in terms of innovation and financial performance in recent studies such as these by HBR and the Credit Suisse Research Institute. 

6 Business Icons Who Credit their Success to Neurodivergence

6 Business Icons Who Credit their Success to Neurodivergence Some of the most famous and successful entrepreneurs of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have been individuals who consider themselves within one or more neuroidentity group. It’s striking to see how many such business icons are ‘neurodivergent’ – and to see how these businesspeople have embraced …

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