Neurodiversity is one of the latest frontiers of workplace equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. Organizations all around the world are recognizing the importance of different ways of thinking and doing work, especially with the unique talents that neurodivergent people bring. Awareness is the first step, but how do we take action on this? Read our suggestions for small changes that can have a big impact.
Organizations have become increasingly more aware of the valuable strengths neurodivergent people bring to the workplace.
Spoiler alert: we’ve always been around.
However, many of us were missed by clinicians using antiquated diagnostic criteria or didn’t even make it to that stage due to inadequate access to assessments. While the pandemic has been a challenging time for everyone, more people, particularly women, girls, and non-binary folx, are learning about their neurodivergence.