Encouraging your neurodiverse employees to be their best selves at work can have many benefits, including:
- Unlocking untapped talent: Neurodivergent candidates often possess unique skills and perspectives that neurotypical employees may not. By embracing neurodiversity, companies can tap into a pool of talent that may have been previously overlooked.
- Innovation and creativity: Neurodivergent people can approach challenges in unconventional ways, leading to fresh and creative solutions that can inspire the entire organisation.
- Better employee retention and engagement: Research has shown that neurodivergent individuals compared to the general population. But when organisations embrace neurodiversity and invest in inclusivity, they can provide a more welcoming environment, leading to higher employee satisfaction and retention.