In order for employees with autism to reach their full potential, it’s important to be intentional about your communication choices. Here are a few strategies for creating stronger communication with coworkers who are on the autism spectrum.
Find out how to communicate inclusively when discussing mental and emotional health and neurodiversity -- the natural variations in brain functioning for learning, thinking, and processing information. Learn to recognize and avoid language that is trivializing, derogatory, or insulting.
Consider the multi-dimensional aspects of diversity (beyond race and gender alone) to gain a better perspective on the wide array of groups and intersecting identities that are represented, recognized, and respected in a truly inclusive society.
For business owners who have disabilities, becoming a certified Disability-Owned Enterprise grants access to excellent business and mentoring opportunities that can help level the playing field and bring positive attention to your enterprise.