What is Fun?
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2M ago
We spoke with Marianne Eloise to hear her thoughts on the recent case in France, where a man known as Mr T won the legal right “not to be fun at work”. It got us thinking – what is fun? Many neurodivergent employees may have been discriminated against in the workplace as they may sometimes ..read more
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Neurodiversity and Christmas
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5M ago
In our latest post Marianne Eloise explains why Christmas can be a tough time for neurodivergent employees. For most people, the end of the working year is a lot of fun. Christmas festivities, drinks, work winding down, not actually having to do anything while sitting at your desk…it’s the laziest time of the year. However ..read more
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Neurodiversity and Workplace Jargon
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5M ago
Much of the workplace jargon we use on a daily basis can be inaccessible to large amounts of your workforce. In this post Marianne Eloise  explains why this could be especially true for your neurodiverse employees and helpfully decodes what some of the most common phrases really mean! Corporate buzzwords have been a much-derided aspect ..read more
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Autism – Employment isnt working
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5M ago
Post written by Marianne Eloise. Over the last year, employment has become unstable for every demographic. However, for disabled people who already struggled with the insecurity and inaccessibility of work, the pandemic has only exacerbated existing difficulties. A recent study by ONS found that the numbers are particularly dire for autistic people – more so ..read more
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Neurodiversity and Freelancing
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5M ago
Our latest post explores the links between neurodiversity and freelancing. Current research shows that there are now over 6.5 million freelancers and solo self-employed people in the UK.  With numerous studies also showing that between 20%-35% of freelancers, solo self-employed people and entrepreneurs are neurodivergent, this could amount to over 2 million freelancers and solo ..read more
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Autism and Tourette’s – Unique, United & Unheard
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5M ago
Here at Adjust we focus on 4 neurotypes including Autism, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and ADHD. However it is important to remember that there are significant overlaps with other neurotypes such as Tourette’s. In this blog we explore the overlap between Autism and Tourette’s, whilst also examining the barriers woman and girls face in accessing diagnosis. We ..read more
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The impact of home working on neurodiverse employees
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5M ago
Have you considered the impact of home working on your neurodiverse employees? In recent weeks the landscape of work has changed dramatically, leaving businesses to adjust quickly to a complex and extraordinary set of circumstances. The sudden and unexpected change from office to homeworking in a short space of time has been a huge adjustment ..read more
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Managing Neurodiversity in the Workplace – How to manage neurodiverse employees effectively.
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5M ago
This blog provides advice for managers that want to learn how to manage neurodiverse employees effectively. At Adjust we use the term Neurodiversity to cover Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The advice provided in this blog is by an autistic woman called Suzanne who also has ADHD. Below she tells ..read more
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ADHD-Understood
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6M ago
October is ADHD awareness month, which seems like the perfect time to learn a little more about this misunderstood neurotype. ADHD isn’t just about difficulties, there are many positive sides to ADHD. It can often mean a person is very charismatic, sensitive, passionate, creative, outcome focussed and have unique ways of solving problems. It can ..read more
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5 ways to achieve Neuro-Inclusion
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6M ago
What can we learn from the recent Npower autism employment tribunal? It can be an opportunity to provide us all with valuable lessons about neuro-inclusion. For those who haven’t read about the recent Npower autism employment tribunal, here’s a quick summary. When Tom Sherbourne joined the company as a senior analyst in October 2017, he ..read more
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