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This workshop will explore the strengths and challenges experienced by neurodivergent people in the workplace and provide you with ideas and strategies for supporting a neuro-inclusive culture in your work teams. The areas covered will be:

  • Exploring neurodiversity: key terms, concepts, and facts
  • Neurodiverse strengths
  • Attracting and assessing talent – including the legal context
  • Talking about neurodivergence and the decision to disclose
  • Optimising strengths in the creative industries

Benefits

  • Enhance your awareness and understanding of neurodiversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Learn how neurodivergent people experience working life and employment
  • Generate approaches to optimising diverse strengths and remove barriers to workplace challenges
  • Be confident in creating inclusive practice with neurodiverse colleagues and clients

Format

  • Input and research updates about neurodiversity
  • Break out activities, personal stories from neurodivergent people
  • Test your knowledge – quiz
  • Attracting and assessing neurodivergent talent
  • Scenarios: What would you do?
    • Talking about neurodivergence
    • Optimising strengths
  • Review and summary of changes needed for neuro-inclusion

Delegate Level

  • Anyone responsible for managing a team and wishing to understand more about neurodiversity
  • Group size 12- 30

Time & Date

27th October, 9am to 11am

TRAINER

Dr Anne Cockayne

Inspired by her own family experiences, Anne began her Doctoral research to explore the experiences of autistic people and their managers in the workplace. Anne completed her Doctorate in 2019 and now runsawareness and support sessions for groups, organisations, and individuals, all with the aim of supporting people to thrive in their career and working lives. Anne also works at Nottingham Business school teaching postgraduate HR

programmes and supporting SME’s seeking to enhance their own diversity and inclusion outcomes. Anneprovides career coaching for people looking to develop their leadership and management skills and improve their career opportunities.

Date/Time

Thursday 27 October 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Location

Zoom Webinar
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Ticket Type Price Spaces
Member Price £175+VAT £175.00
Non-Member Price £250+VAT £250.00


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