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Embracing neurodiversity at work means utilising the strengths different ways of thinking can bring. It is estimated that 1 in 7 people in the UK are neurodivergent. Recognising, understanding, and supporting neurodivergence in the workplace enables inclusivity, teamwork, and productivity.

Join our Supporting and Understanding Neurodiversity in the Workplace course to understand how to better support neurodiversity in your organisation and build a stronger, more innovative, and enriched team.

Ensure your recruitment and onboarding processes are neurodivergent friendly and build a culture of inclusion around neurodiversity to reasonable adjustments in the working environment.

Develop the skills to effectively manage and support those around you.

Leave the day with a proactive plan for implementing neurodiverse-friendly policies and practices.

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David Pearson
Leadership, Change and Inclusion Expert - Leadership Insight

David Pearson is an award-winning inclusion & diversity expert with extensive global experience in culture transformation, leadership, change management and employee engagement.

He has advised a wide range of clients from different sectors and sizes and has experience in EMEA & ASPAC, including leading a culture transformation programme for 18,000 people, providing subject matter expertise on inclusion & diversity in KPMG’s People Consulting Practice and, as Director, Global I&D for KPMG International, delivering diversity & inclusion for 200,000 people in 154 countries.

Some of David’s accomplishments involved a received honour and reward for ‘Top 10 ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand a range of neurodiverse conditions and thinking styles
  • Identify how to better support neurodivergence in the workplace
  • Establish reasonable adjustments to create an inclusive working environment
  • Ensure your management style supports those around you
  • Develop neurodiverse policies to implement in your organisation
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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 09:45

Trainer Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

09:45 - 10:45

Understanding Neurodiversity

  • Understand a range of neurodiverse conditions and thinking styles
  • Recognise your duties under the Equality Act 2010
  • Tackle common misconceptions surrounding neurodiversity
  • Understand the benefits that neurodiverse employees bring
10:45 - 11:00

Morning Break

11:00 - 12:00

Neurodiversity in the Workplace

  • Ensure your neurodiverse employees feel safe and included
  • Promote inclusion across your organisation
  • Understand how organisational culture may have to change and adapt (case studies)
  • Establish reasonable adjustments to create an inclusive working environment
12:00 - 13:00

How to Manage Neurodiverse People

  • Develop effective communication strategies
  • Identify how to better support neurodiversity in the workplace
  • Understand the importance of feedback
  • Explore effective support and mentoring strategies
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:45

Neurodiversity in the Recruitment Process

  • Identify how to better attract and retain neurodiverse talent
  • Ensure a neurodiverse friendly recruitment process, from job advert to interview and assessment
  • Develop a neurodiverse-friendly onboarding process
14:45 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Developing an Inclusive Neurodiverse Workplace

Work alongside the trainer to develop neurodiverse policies and identify best practices for your organisation.

  • Take away practical strategies to implement in your organisation to better support neurodivergent employees
  • Develop a personal and organisational action plan for neurodiversity inclusion
16:00 - 16:15

Evaluation, Feedback and Close