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Bear-claw café creates jobs for people with speech impairments
A cute bear paw is serving coffee through a café wall in Shanghai, China. Customers place an order through the QR code on the wall. The bear paw will serve coffee through the hole in the wall. The store's staff, Ying Ying, and Wei Wei are people with speech impairments, both have barista certificates my and make excellent coffee. Haiqing Wang, the coffee shop founder, aims to assist individuals with special needs and is thoroughly committed to empowering individuals with special needs to successfully seek stable employment.Read more: https://www.sixthtone.com/news/1006535/shanghai-has-a-hole-in-the-wall-caf%C3%A9-run-by-disabled%2C-bear-clawed-baristas
21 January 2021 by SeatonK
 
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Prioritise visual storytelling to improve information accessibility
[Visual scribing] aims to condense the story into the space of a page. This forces both the artist and the viewer to focus on the core ideas being expressed. For people with dyslexia, this form of information presentation can also be an accessible alternative to reading a long article that may not be possible to read otherwise (for example, it is not in a Dyslexia-accessible font or it has black text on a bright white background).Read more: https://www.neurodiversitymedia.com/neurodiversity-visual-storytelling
31 December 2020 by Rachel Worsle...
 
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Create Jobs Based on Special Interests of Autistic People
Dwayne Fernandes, co-founder of gaming startup Minds at Play, employs Tyran Bunt, 24, (Ty) an autistic non-binary person who acts as an assistant games master and content editor.  The company aims to foster communication and social interaction through a popular role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons (D&D).Read more: https://www.neurodiversitymedia.com/autistic-person-dream-job-gaming-startup
31 December 2020 by Rachel Worsle...
 
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A Rating System to help managers and dyslexics work together better
Dyslexic professionals first rate themselves out of 10 on those particular skill-sets. Then supervisors do the same thing anonymously. Once coaching sessions are finished, the professional and their supervisor to re-score this performance.Read more: https://www.neurodiversitymedia.com/job-coaching-dyslexic-adults-work
31 December 2020 by Rachel Worsle...
 
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A Neurodiversity Smart HR Framework to Boost Autism Employment
Indian hotel chain Lemon Tree Hotel has an award-winning diversity employment program—which grew from hiring just two individuals to attracting around 20% of their current workforce.They modified their job interview process, partnered with relevant NGOs and focused on getting executive buy-in from the upper levels of management.Read more: https://www.neurodiversitymedia.com/hotel-chain-autistic-staff-case-study
31 December 2020 by Rachel Worsle...
 
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Ask "How Can I Help" to Improve ND Employee Productivity
Most neurodivergent people just want to be treated the same way as other employees. When it comes to ADHD, here are four principles of good management: 1. Think of them as a person first2. Be specific with instructions3. Check and follow up4. Don't assume Read more: https://www.neurodiversitymedia.com/manage-adhd-employees-examples
31 December 2020 by Rachel Worsle...
 
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