DE&I Webinar Series: A Strategic Approach to Neurodiversity

Workplaces that fully embrace the unique talents of neurodivergent employees have a much happier, motivated, and productive workforce. They're also 33% more likely to outperform their less diverse counterparts financially. In this series, discover how to create a culture where differences are celebrated and employees are encouraged to be themselves.

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1 in 7 people are neurodivergent. In the workplace, many don’t feel comfortable asking for support or change. For example, only 58% of autistic workers reveal their diagnosis to HR.

With unique ways of thinking and doing, it's important that neurodivergent employees feel confident to be themselves. And encouraged to achieve in their own way.

Let’s get neurodiversity high on your DE&I agenda so your staffs' neurodivergent superpowers can shine. We can help.

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Throughout the series, you will learn:

  • How to recruit and support a neurodivergent workforce.
  • What strategies and government grants are available to support neurodivergent staff at work and at home.
  • How to tackle unconscious bias in the workplace towards neurodivergent people and create a more inclusive environment for everyone.
  • Which inclusive tools are supporting over 50 million people of all abilities to work with more confidence, accuracy, and efficiency.

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About the webinar series

This series contains 4 webinars in total.

Episode 1: Recruiting and supporting a neurodivergent workforce.

DE&I experts join neurodivergent employees to explore how to improve inclusion, at every stage of an employee's journey.

Speakers include:

  • Diane Lightfoot, CEO, Business Disability Forum
  • Jane Hatton, CEO, Evenbreak
  • Byron Batten, Head of Inclusion Improvement, Communications & Engagement, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust
  • Dr Shamsun Islam, Clinical Psychologist, NELFT
  • Nikki Goode, Customer Relationship Champion, Texthelp

Episode 2: Strategies and government grants to support neurodivergent staff at work and at home.

Neurodiversity and inclusive technology experts explore the role of technology in supporting neurodivergent staff, and how every organisation can benefit. Joining them, an inclusive technology user shares her story to bring you personal insights into how the process works.

Speakers include:

  • Aidan Healy, CEO, Lexxic
  • Stuart Blair, Workplace Product Manager, Texthelp
  • Taljinder Duggal, a Corporate Communications & Engagement Analyst with Dyslexia & Dyspraxia

Episode 3: How to tackle unconscious bias towards neurodivergent people and create a more inclusive environment for everyone.

1 in 3 people show unconscious bias against people with disabilities (including neurodifferences). In this session, DE&I experts share practical strategies to help you remove bias and foster conscious inclusion in the workplace.

Speakers include:

  • Anna Button, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist, Next
  • Kieran Thompson, Head of Talent, Diversity & Inclusion, Cundall

Episode 4: Introducing inclusive tools that are supporting over 50 million people to work with more confidence, accuracy, and efficiency.

Inclusive technology experts share tools proven to make a difference to the working lives of many neurodivergent employees. The tools you'll discover encourage all employees to work in the way that suits them best.

Speakers include:

  • Stuart Blair, Workplace Product Manager, Texthelp
  • Donna Thomson, Marketing Manager, Texthelp

Sign up and you'll also get access to lots of other useful resources on neurodiversity.

This includes our popular, and recently updated, guide to Unlocking Neurodiversity in the Workplace.

In the guide, discover more about neurodifferences including Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Autism and ADHD. Discover 6 steps to creating a workplace that embraces diverse thinkers. Gain inclusion insights from industry leaders such as Network Rail, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, and Sainsbury's.