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News   |   25 July 2022

Our top 5 takeaways from the Neurodiversity Awareness session with Mel Francis.


Neurodiversity is more common than you think.

1 in 7 people are neurodivergent and there are many types of neuro-divergencies including: ADHD, ASD, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia among others.


Treat everyone as individuals

"If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism." - Dr Stephen Shore. People diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder will each have their own unique strengths and challenges.


Ask the question

Be proactive with support and ask what people need so that everyone is set up to succeed.


Assess your recruitment practices

We know that having a diverse workforce leads to greater creativity and innovation, better decision making and higher engagement. Creating a neuro-inclusive recruitment process means attracting from a more diverse pool of talent.


Having a Neurodiverse mind is a superpower!