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How to support Neurodivergent employees who have been furloughed

Apr28
How to support Neurodivergent employees who have been furloughed   The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial economic result on companies in the UK. The government has offered a COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme to assist businesses to keep workers through this challenging time. Staff on furlough will also need to

Top 10 Tips for Someone with AD(H)D

Apr16
Here are our top 10 tips for living with ADHD including planning and organisation tips; exercise and relaxation tips; and cooking tips. 1) Use a digital calendar or physical planner These can help you keep track of appointments and deadlines of assignments whether you are working or studying. You can

Working from Home as a Neurodivergent Person – Aprils Story

Apr14
Working from Home as a Neurodivergent Person Our content volunteer April tells us what it’s like to work from home as a neurodivergent person. I have been volunteering for Exceptional Individuals since January 2019. During my interview to volunteer for them, I was asked if I prefer working in the

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Webcam Anxiety from a Neurodiversity perspective during Covid-19

Apr07
14 Things to consider about Camera Anxiety from the perspective of neurodiversity – Covid:19 Dyslexia/ Dyspraxia/Autism/ADHD During this uncertain time and the rather hurriedly enforced situation of self-isolation, we have had to rapidly adapt to working and communicating online . This presents new challenges for everyone, but particularly Neurodiverse employees.

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Working from home with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia – Covid19

Mar24
Top 15 tips of working from home as a neurodivergent person 1. Choose an absolute time to finish each day. Instead of relying on coworkers, whose packing up and leaving the office reminds you to do the same, set the alarm at the end of the day to indicate the

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ADHD and Medication

Mar24
ADHD and Medication Note: This blog was written by our volunteer April; they are not a doctor. Please consult with a GP to find out more. While ADHD is an incurable neurological condition, its symptoms can still be treated with different kinds of medication depending on the traits. In the

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Understanding autism: what is non-verbal autism?

Feb28
Find out what is non-verbal autism?   Non-verbal autism is when somebody with autism is unable to speak. Some reasons for this include people having ‘apraxia of speech’ or not having ‘developed the verbal language skills to speak.’   Differences between verbal autism and non-verbal autism   Some differences between

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Condition Cross-over: Why is it so common?

Feb20
Condition cross-over and neurodiversity   Condition cross-over in the case of neurodiversity is when someone has more than one type of neurodivergence. For example, one person could have both dyslexia and autism while another person could have both dyspraxia and ADHD.   Below are some examples of how one condition

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