We run a 6-week training course, featuring a series of workshops, helping long-term unemployed neurodivergent people get ready for work.
The Employment Academy...
...is a six-week programme, helping long-term unemployed neurodivergent people find work. The programme features a number of workshops, training sessions and one-to-ones to support neurodivergent people who have been out-of-work for over three months.
The aim of the Academy (previously called 'Dyslexia Academy') is that participants are up-skilled enough to go on and succeed in their job search, with confidence in their abilities.
In the Academy, we deliver a series of workshops and one-to-one mentoring over the course of 6 weeks. Each workshop is designed to build both confidence, specialist skills and tools that embed a more positive approach to their neurodivergence and to finding work. You can check out our schedule from last year below:
The academy schedule:
What our graduates had to say...
Working through the above sessions helps to build neurodivergent adults’ confidence in applying for jobs, and a better understanding about their neurodiverse strengths. Last year, our Employment Academy hosted 24 neurodiverse people. Check out some of the feedback we received: