What challenges do neurodivergent staff face in the workplace, and what adjustments can you make to support them? Rachael Leisk, from our Employment Futures service, gives practical advice and examples.



Further resources

Neurodiversity and buildings - a sensory environment checklist for the workplace, put together by BBC UX&D which designs the broadcaster's digital experiences. Click the image to go to the website.

Creating Neuro-Inclusive Meetings - by Do It Profiler. Practical steps to make face-to-face and online meetings more inclusive for everyone. Click on the image to read or download the PDF.
Employers 101: What does reasonable mean in reasonable adjustments? - by Do It Profiler. How to decide whether an adjustment is reasonable. Click on the image to read or download the PDF.
Championing and supporting neurodiversity in the workplace (2024) - City & Guilds. A report into what employers are doing and recommendations. Click the image to read or download the PDF.
Neuroinclusion at work - by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, an online step-by-step guide to boost inclusion. Click on the image to go to the website. 
Access to Work - an online factsheet for employers about the Government-funded scheme that supports disabled people in work. Click on the image to go to the website.
Employment Autism - a charity that works with employees and employers to support autistic people into work. Includes an employers' resource hub. Click the image to go to the website.
Neurodiversity At Work (2021) - Smith, T and Kirby, A. A practical guide on how to adapt policies and the workplace to attract and support neurodiverse talent. Click the image for a link.