A new survey reports the incidence of autism as closer to 1 in 45 people. This is almost one in every classroom, and certainly one in every small to medium sized business, and two in every medium sized business.
This is good news, because neuro-diversity brings a breadth of skills, and diversity insight and ideas to the table and depth of commitment otherwise missing in a neurotypical workplace.
But is your business benefitting from these, or does your work environment, culture and structure restrict your neuro-diverse employees from achieving their potential?
Here are some ideas and suggestions on how you can make your workplace more autism-friendly and gain the benefit of employees with autism reaching their potential.