Their mission: “To provide consulting, recruitment and employment support to employers and individuals with dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and autism. Exceptional Individuals provide the benefit of lived experience and are passionate about creating wider employment opportunities and better understanding and appreciation for neurodivergent individuals everywhere.” Their vision: “To create understanding, opportunities and an inclusive culture for neurodivergent individuals everywhere. Exceptional Individuals wantContinue reading “Exceptional Individuals”
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The National Autistic Society provide a variety of work programmes, training and resources to cater for autistic jobseekers and employers looking to benefit from hiring a more diverse workforce.
Autistica is the UK’s national autism research charity. Autistica focus on giving autistic people the opportunity to live long, happy, healthy lives. They do this by funding research, shaping policy and working with autistic people to understand their needs.
Dr Nancy Doyle, C. Psychol. leads Genius Within as CEO to improving the way neurodiversity is treated in the workplace. She is also the founding member of a British Psychological Society Working Group, providing guidance to other Psychologists in the field. Nancy wrote a guide to neurodiversity at work for the British Psychological Society and has contributed to many other publications and expert reference groups with organisations such as ACAS, ERSA and the DWP.
EmployAbility was established in 2006 as the not-for-profit organisation dedicated to assisting students and graduates with all disabilities, including dyslexia or long term health conditions, into employment. They have a wide network of relationships with universities, other disability charities and many other key stakeholders, and are always looking to reach out to new candidates. TheyContinue reading “Employ Ability”
Ambitious about Autism is a UK national charity dedicated to improving opportunities for young people on the Autistic Spectrum, including those with autism or Asperger syndrome. Find out more about their internship programmes, Employ Autism network and more here