Webinar: Neurodiversity: Creating an Autism Friendly Workplace

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How can organisations create a more neuro-inclusive environment? Join us as we explore this topic during inclusion week, with a particular focus on creating an autism friendly workplace. 

Matt Phelan is joined by:

  • Nat Hawley, Head of Community at Exceptional Individuals

  • Lucy Bond, Head of HR, UK at Man Group

To discuss:

  • What is autism and how many people in the UK are autistic? 

  • What are the main challenges autistic people face around employment?  

  • What are the strengths that autistic people can bring to organisations? 

  • Are there jobs that are more suited to neurodivergent individuals?

  • What considerations should organisations take into account in their recruitment process? 

  • Following their recruitment, how can organisations create a culture and put in place support that enables autistic people to thrive? 

  • What’s the best way to listen to and understand how autistic people are feeling at work? 

  • Should organisations train managers and team members to understand autism? If so, how? 

  • Do you have any top tips for other HR people who want to create an inclusive environment for neurodivergent people? 

How Long Does it Last? 

The session will last approximately 45 minutes.

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