Understanding Neurodiversity in the Workplace

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While many organizations have pledged to be more inclusive and diverse, and 2019 has experienced all-time historic lows for national unemployment rates in the United States, 85% of college grads who fall on the autism spectrum are still unemployed.

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These workers also find themselves severely underemployed, often only being offered part-time or minimum-wage jobs after they graduate. Additional research finds that around 90% of individuals on the autism spectrum are either unemployed or underemployed.

What’s more, employees who have other neurological structures and functions or disparities, such as those who suffer from attention-deficit hyperactivity…



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