Mental Health Training

Neurodiversity in the Workplace Champion Workshop

Thrive: helping one person at a time

Neurodiversity in the Workplace Champion Workshop

4.5 hour workshop – max. 16 people – inclusive of CPD Certification, Digital Learning Guide and 3 Years Access to Online Learning Portal.

• This workshop aims to lead to acceptance of neurodiversity.
• Change the culture in your workplace around neurodiversity.

Thrive Neurodiversity in the Workplace Champion Workshop learning outcomes:

  • Recap of terminology around neurodiversity.
  • Be confident to list the main neurodiverse conditions.
  • Understand the strengths that are common within each condition.
  • Develop an understanding of how an individual living with each condition may present within the workplace.
  • Gain a basic understanding of executive functioning.
  • Understand the concept of neurodiversity in terms of executive functioning within daily life.
  • Activity to personally experience what it feels like to have an executive functioning challenge.
  • Understand why it’s important for diversity and inclusion to include neurodiverse individuals.
  • Be introduced to the concept of school trauma and the impact this has on learning new skills.
  • Learn the importance of clear communication and develop an understanding of how complex communication can be via an activity.
  • Be introduced to sensory overload.
  • Understand how meltdowns and shutdowns occur and the negative impacts they have.
  • Discover ways to create a more inclusive sensory safe working environment.
  • Understand the idea that anxiety can be caused by external factors.
  • Be able to recognise anxiety within yourself and others.
  • Learn ways to manage anxiety through regulation.
  • Gain practical tools to add to a mental health and wellbeing virtual toolbox to support yourself and others experiencing a crisis.
  • Start to understand that all behaviour is communication and look towards support rather than judgment.
  • Unpack that communication errors are faults on all sides and find out how to prevent low morale within a workplace.
  • Discover the importance of supporting those who self-identified as neurodiverse from kindness and legal view.
  • Understand the positive impact that reasonable adjustments can make and have an idea where to start implementing them.
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