Neurodiversity in tech
Neurodiversity in technology is an aspect of diversity that is often overlooked.
Organisations are understanding the importance of bringing every perspective to the workplace and acknowledge the benefits neurodiverse individuals bring as they form a pool of untapped tech talent.
Articles and reports
Unlocking the talents of people who 'think differently' can give your business the X factor
Neurodiverse people are particularly suited to having a fresh approach to thorny problems, which can be a major asset in IT. In this article that originally appeared in Future Scot, BCS Fellow John Levell and former joint non-executive Chair of the British Dyslexia Association, explains why.
How neurodiversity is changing work
Nancy Doyle PhD has been working with social exclusion and disabilities since she was 18 years old. In an interview with Johanna Hamilton AMBCS, she explains why neurodiversity is a boon in the workplace and why mental health isn’t necessarily a work-issue.
The rise of Neurodiversity networks - and why it’s a good thing
When I mentioned I was going to a roundtable discussion about neurodiversity in the workplace - the reaction was mixed, writes BCS’s Claire Penketh.
What do you see?
Not all disabilities are visible. There have been several awareness weeks recently looking at invisible disabilities (dyslexia, ADHD and Asperger syndrome), through to Irlen Syndrome (a problem with the brain's ability to process visual information). It all brought to my mind the increasing awareness in the UK of things like neuro-diversity.