In the workplace, neurodiversity an essential area of diversity and inclusion that refers to alternative thinking styles, Organisations that make an extra effort to recruit, retain, and nurture neurodivergent employees can gain a competitive edge. This can be from an increased diversity in skills and different approaches to problem-solving.

Explore our resources to gain important insights into neurodiversity in the workplace, including guidance of including neurodiversity in your inclusion strategy.

Guides

Designed for practitioners, our guides provide recommendations and advice on how to apply good practice in the workplace.

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Neuroinclusion at work
Learn about the benefits of having a neuroinclusive and fair organisation and how to support neurodivergent people to be comfortable and successful at work

Reports

Research and analysis by experts from CIPD and partner organisations

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Neuroinclusion at work report 2024
Find out about the importance of neuroinclusive workplaces, what employers are doing and the working experiences of neurodivergent and neurotypical employees

Thought leadership

Insight and foresight from our experts in people and the world of work

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Creating a neuroinclusive organisation for the future of work
The CIPD’s Dr Jill Miller and Uptimize’s Ed Thompson explain why workplace EDI must include neuroinclusion - and a dedication to equality of outcomes for all types of thinkers - if organisations are to fulfil their people commitments, attract and retain great talent, and unlock innovation through true diversity of thought

Podcasts

Listen to episodes from our podcast series on a range of topical workplace, HR and L&D issues.

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Neurodiversity: a vital aspect of workplace inclusion
Episode 152: What is neurodiversity, what are the benefits for your organisation, and how can you create a neurodiverse-friendly workplace where people can thrive?

Bitesize research

Your regular overview of current research, inspiring insights and cutting-edge ideas in bitesize

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Using technology to support neurodivergent employees
How to make your people management approach neurodiversity smart
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Need for better understanding of neurodiverse employees
Workplace challenges and the coping mechanisms used by neurodiverse employees to overcome them are not well understood
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Autism at work: Seeking mutual gains
How internal and external factors influence employee outcomes and organisational performance
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Is neurodiversity part of your inclusion strategy?
Creating and benefiting from neurodiverse workforces
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Creating neurodiverse workforces
Discover how organisations can embrace neurodiversity
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Embracing a neurodiverse workforce
Get tips on redesigning people management approaches to broaden your talent pool
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Autistic job seekers – time to tap into talent
Opening up organisations to valuable talent from people with autism
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