Neurodiversity: What Middle Managers need to know

With Adele Selby

What is it and how you can lead team members with neurodiversity

As a middle manager, it's essential to be aware of the diverse needs of your employees, including those who are neurodivergent.

Neurodiversity refers to variations in the human brain that occur naturally, such as Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and other neurological differences.

Neurodivergent individuals may face challenges in the workplace, including difficulties with communication, social interaction, and sensory processing.

Onboarding a neurodivergent employee can be challenging, however, with the right support and accommodations, neurodivergent employees are valuable contributor to the company. It also gives your organization the opportunity to create a more inclusive and diverse workplace.

This session is designed to provide middle managers with some tips and strategies for onboarding neurodivergent employees successfully.

Remember NO two people are alike.

In this session you'll discover:

  • What neurodiversity is and isn't
  • Tips and strategies to onboard neurodivergent employees
  • Getting past the 'what can I say' fear when working with and leading neurodivergent employees
  • How to lead neurodivergent employees

Adele Selby is a neurodivergent individual who uses her voice, profile, and social media platforms to raise awareness about the strengths and capabilities of neurodivergent individuals, and to advocate for greater inclusion and representation in career opportunities and the wider society. Through her advocacy work, Adele aims to challenge negative stereotypes and promote a positive understanding of neurodiversity. Adele is a highly skilled Executive Assistant with three decades of experience in the banking, finance, and legal sectors. For the past 20 years, Adele has been providing support to the Senior Partner, a Senior Associate, and a Senior Lawyer at a prominent mid-tier law firm, specialising in Family and Relationship Law.