Six lessons in neurodiversity

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As competition for talented employees intensifies, some enterprises are now seeking to create increasingly neurodiverse workplaces with room for many different ways of thinking and processing information. From financial services firm JPMorgan Chase and automaker Ford to technology companies including Yahoo and Microsoft, corporate recruitment initiatives and learning programs are enabling people with neurological differences […]

The Dandelion Program: Integrating autism in the workplace

Being on the autism spectrum can make it hard to fit into the workplace. The labour force participation rate for people with autism is 42%. The rate of participation for people with any disability is 53%, and for those without disabilities, it’s 83%. Fundamentally, this is because our workplace is built around the neurotypical person, someone without a disorder or disease. But many people with autism […]