Taster Session - Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Taster Session - Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Date
27th November 2023
Time
11:00 - 12:00
Location
Virtual – Microsoft Teams
Entry Fees
Free

As part of the Cultural Awareness Hub launch, we are thrilled to offer our Sixth free taster session delivered by one of our trainers, Emma Lord (Rethink Inclusion) focusing on Neurodiversity.  Taster sessions will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the hub and the workshops that will be delivered. Please join us and forward the registration link to relevant colleagues and teams in your organisation. We look forward to meeting you!

What will you learn from the training

An estimated 15-20% of the population are thought to exhibit some form of neurodivergence, and yet the rate of disclosure in the workplace is low as many employees fear discrimination. Unfortunately, there are still many barriers to accessing and maintaining successful employment. The Office for National Statistics reported that 64% of employers understanding little or nothing about Neurodivergent conditions.

There are several advantages to creating an inclusive workforce and increasing accessibility for Neurodivergent employees. Diverse teams tend to benefit from increased productivity, lower turnover, higher rates of employee satisfaction, and are better equipped to serve the wide-ranging needs of the public.

Audience: Everyone working with the Public

These workshops will not be recorded. Attendees will be asked to provide a testimonial for the website after attending the workshop.

If you have any queries please contact Rachel Heathcock, Project Manager, Equity and Equality , East of England LGA,

Email; [email protected]

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