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The importance of embracing neurodiversity at work – Information Age

Wednesday, 14 December, 2022

The importance of embracing neurodiversity at work – Information Age

Every organisation needs to have approaches in place to properly recognise workplace neurodiversity, and embrace varied ways of working

In the UK, it’s estimated that 10 per cent of the population is neurodiverse. This catch-all term refers to a range of conditions, each with different needs including, but not limited to, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHA), dyslexia, epilepsy and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

Having a more diverse workforce featuring neurodiverse workers is hugely beneficial as they can bring more focus, different skills, creativity and innovative thinking. And according to data compiled by respectability.org, companies that began hiring people with disabilities saw their revenue increase by 28 per cent, profit margins by 30 per cent, and their net incomes double within four years.

Read more at: https://www.information-age.com/why-its-important-to-understand-embrace-neurodiversity-at-work-123500934/

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