The brain contains a range of natural cognitive variations, called “neurodiversity,” impacting learning, attention, mood, sociability, and other functions. Organizations should recognize that neurodiversity can be a benefit to productivity, creativity, innovation, collaboration, and diversity of thought.
Expand your understanding of neurodiversity and the many forms it may take. Recognize the stigma that causes some individuals to keep their neurodiversity secret. Learn best practices for inclusion at your organization to maximize the proven benefits that neurodiversity can bring.
Sometimes, people who have Autism Spectrum Disorder need accommodations to do their best work. And, sometimes they don’t. Here are three ways you can accommodate and be more inclusive of employees with Autism.
Explore how the ADA and EEOC help to protect people with intellectual and developmental disabilities from unfair treatment and workplace discrimination. Examine how the ADA applies to every step of the employment process, including hiring, pay, benefits, promotion, and termination.