Neurodiversity: Allyship, Advocacy & Activism

In the seven-odd years of my work promoting workplace neurodiversity, I have come across people using the words allyship, advocacy, and activism interchangeably, like they mean the same thing. Some people use them as labels on their bio, and many are not even aware of...

Neurodiversity: Understanding Leadership Resistance

When talking to business leaders about neurodiversity, I regularly encounter resistance to the idea that they need to implement any change to make it possible to tap into this talent pool. Neurodiversity is essentially a culture change that needs to be driven from the...
Neuroinclusion – Be the change.

Neuroinclusion – Be the change.

Workplaces are typically built for neurotypical conformity and are ill-equipped for neurodivergence. This means that many work environments and practices do not support neurodiverse employees. Due to the lack of awareness and knowledge surrounding neurodiversity, many...
Neurodiversity and the Pareto Principle.

Neurodiversity and the Pareto Principle.

In the late 19th century, Italian economist, Vilfredo Pareto, noticed that 80 percent of the pea pod harvest from his garden came from 20 percent of his pea plants. He later calculated that 20% of Italians controlled 80% of the country’s wealth. This phenomenon, also...