Neurodiversity: There is power in a union: Webinar 10
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Neurodiversity: There is power in a union: Webinar 10

On Sunday 17 March, Red in the Spectrum hosted the final of our series of ten webinars on neurodiversity at work. The webinar was hosted by Janine Booth, and put the case for there being power in a union. Power in a union Discrimination – inequality – neuro-inclusive recruitment – legal rights – health and…

Neurodiversity and Workplace Safety: Webinar 9
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Neurodiversity and Workplace Safety: Webinar 9

Neurodiversity and workplace safety The ninth of Red in the Spectrum’s series of webinars on Neurodiversity at Work was about neurodiversity and workplace safety. It took place on Sunday 10 March 2024. The webinar began by asserting two principles of workplace safety: A neuro-inclusive workplace is a safer workplace. A neurodiverse workforce can be a…

Neuro-inclusive recruitment: Webinar 8

Neuro-inclusive recruitment: Webinar 8

Neuro-inclusive recruitment The eighth of Red in the Spectrum’s series of webinars on Neurodiversity at Work discussed neuro-inclusive recruitment. How do job specifications and adverts discriminate against neurodivergent jobseekers? What barriers do application forms present? How can assessments be neuro-inclusive? Why discuss neuro-inclusive recruitment? “Selection and progression depends on being neurotypical. Neurodivergent applicants and employees…

Intersectionality: Neurodivergence and other identities: Webinar 6
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Intersectionality: Neurodivergence and other identities: Webinar 6

Intersectionality: Neurodivergence and other identities  On Sunday 18 February, the sixth of Red in the Spectrum’s series of ten Sunday evening Neurodiversity at Work webinars discussed intersectionality: neurodivergence and other identities. We looked at how the intersection of neurodivergence with aspects such as race, sex, sexuality and gender identity impacts on experiences, particularly at work….

Discipline, attendance, performance management: Webinar 5
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Discipline, attendance, performance management: Webinar 5

Discipline, attendance, performance management On Sunday 11 February, the fifth of Red in the Spectrum’s series of ten Sunday evening Neurodiversity at Work webinars discussed discipline, attendance and performance management. This post contains all the material about discipline, attendance and performance management that we presented in the webinar, and some of the contributions from participants….

Neurodivergent people’s legal rights at work: Webinar 4
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Neurodivergent people’s legal rights at work: Webinar 4

What are your legal rights at work? On Sunday 4 February, Red in the Spectrum held the fourth in of our series of ten Sunday evening Neurodiversity at Work webinars, on the subject of neurodivergent people’s legal rights at work. Our seminar presenter, Janine Booth, is not a professional lawyer or legal adviser, but has…

To tell or not to tell an employer that I am neurodivergent? Webinar 3

To tell or not to tell an employer that I am neurodivergent? Webinar 3

Yesterday (Sunday 28 January), Red in the Spectrum held the third in our series of ten Sunday evening Neurodiversity at Work webinars, on the subject of ‘To tell or not to tell?’. The webinar presented issues and ideas about whether and how to tell an employer that you are neurodivergent, which are reproduced below. Participants…

Workplace changes and reasonable adjustments: Webinar 2
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Workplace changes and reasonable adjustments: Webinar 2

On Sunday (21 January), Red in the Spectrum held the second in of our series of ten Sunday evening Neurodiversity at Work webinars, on the subject of ‘Workplace changes and reasonable adjustments’. Over thirty people attended, from a variety of jobs and work locations, and contributed their experience by speaking, posting in the chat, and…

Discrimination and how to tackle it: Webinar 1

Discrimination and how to tackle it: Webinar 1

Yesterday (Sunday 14 January), Red in the Spectrum held the first of our series of ten Sunday evening Neurodiversity at Work webinars, on the subject of ‘Discrimination and how to tackle it’. People from a variety of jobs and work locations attended, sharing their experiences of discrimination and learning strategies for tackling it. The webinar…

Is a neurodivergent worker disabled under UK law?
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Is a neurodivergent worker disabled under UK law?

by Janine Booth Is a neurodivergent worker disabled under UK law? The law judges this on a case-by-case basis. The 2010 Equality Act states that an individual is disabled under the law if they have a physical or mental impairment that has a long-term, substantial, adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day…

Neurodiversity at Work: guides to rights and change – 10 webinars

Neurodiversity at Work: guides to rights and change – 10 webinars

In early 2024, Red in the Spectrum hosted a series of one-hour webinars on Sunday evenings about neurodiversity at work. We will run these and similar webinars in the future. Red in the Spectrum will also deliver these webinars to organisations. Contact us to discuss this. Detailed reports of the neurodiversity at work webinars are…