Neurodiversity in business
We are thrilled to have signed up to the Neurodiversity in business (NiB) forum. Neurodiversity in business (NiB) was set up to support the participation of neurodivergent individuals in the workplace. NiB draws upon the cumulative knowledge of neurodivergent experts and leading companies to share best practices and improve the employment and experience of the neurodiverse workforce.
Equilibrium are now a part of this community and want to help spread the word of both the work that NiB do and the importance of understanding more about the neurodiversity. Neurodiversity encompasses the whole spectrum of human neurotypes, each expressing themselves in different ways. These include Autism, Attention Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia and Tourette's (amongst others).
Currently between 15-20% of the UK population is Neurodiverse. There are 700,000 people with Autism Spectrum Condition and over 2 Million people with Dyslexia in the UK. There is a growing recognition of the value these individuals bring to the workplace but barriers unfortunately still remain.
Equilibrium, along with many other business would like to help change this by educating our team and ensuring that we support both our current team members and anyone who may be looking to join us in the future. We hope to unlock the unique and innovative contribution that neurodiverse people can bring to Equiilbrium and society as a whole.
For further information as to how to join NiB, please go to www.neurodiversityinbusiness.org