Have you tapped into the unique skills and perspectives of your neurodivergent workers?
There's a good chance that there are neurodivergent individuals in your workforce and your candidate pipeline - whether you know it or not. The best part? It can be a strategic advantage!
What is neurodiversity? It refers to natural variations in neurological function and encompasses a broad range of conditions. Whether these differences are apparent to others depends on the type of condition, the degree of severity, and how well it's managed.
Some neurodivergent conditions that you may encounter at work include:
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
- Anxiety disorder
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Gastrointestinal symptoms
- Obsessive compulsive disorder
- Parkinson's disease
Neurodiversity does NOT mean limitation. On the contrary, many highly successful people with neurodivergent conditions have reached the heights of their careers. And, research finds that embracing neurodiversity in the workplace can lead to increased innovation and problem-solving.
Download a copy of this new Canadian guide to learn the benefits of neurodiverse individuals in the workplace. Share it with your HR team and other people leaders!