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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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A Banana Safe Word To Help With Autistic Mental Processing
One autistic worker needed more mental processing time for instructions or approaches. Her team came up with a safe word. "If we want someone to give us space, in our team we say 'banana', and if we're in a client-facing space where that won't be appropriate, we turn our phones over on the table."Read the full case study here: https://www.neurodiversitymedia.com/managing-autistic-employees-synergy-group-australia
29 November 2020 by Rachel Worsle...
 
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Using voice technology to screen for dyslexia
Irish start-up SoapBox Labs specialises in automatic speech recognition (ASR) and natural language processing (NLP) for kids.
2 November 2020 by Louise Nealon...
 
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Autistic Co-Workers to Deliver Autism Training for Neurotypical Colleagues
In a study of an Australian autism hiring program, researchers found that future programs along similar lines should include autis
18 October 2020 by Rachel Worsle...
 
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On-Demand Job Coach Service for Employers and Employees
Metriculon Consulting offers job coaches not just for autistic employees who need support at work, but also for employers. &n
18 October 2020 by Rachel Worsle...
 
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Organisational and Time Management Coaching to Improve Dyslexic Adult Work Performance
“Performance issues with time management and organisational skills risk being interpreted by employers as attitude, motivation or personality factors rather than dyslexic difficulty,” warn the researchers. The study suggests that coaching is an effective way to tackle these types of performance problems, as reflected in post-program surveys showing improvement.Read more: https://www.neurodiversitymedia.com/dyslexia-adults-literacy
18 October 2020 by Rachel Worsle...
 
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