For those specialising and supporting neurodivergent employees, it is widely known that many have co-current conditions particularly associated with mental health conditions. These may or may not have been identified or diagnosed with many being treated for separate conditions.
Evidence shows that there is a higher prevalence of mental health conditions in those individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC), dyslexia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Autistica suggests that co-occurring mental health conditions affect up to 79% of neurodivergent adults.
Previously known exclusively as ‘autistic burnout syndrome’, the experience of neurodivergent burnout is often the result of chronic stress combined with expectations, such as work commitments, and a lack adequate support.
Leading Neurodiversity support provider Creased Puddle, is delighted to announce it has launched the UKs first Occupational Health service solely focused on supporting neurodivergent…
Creased Puddle involvement in Custody project with the University of Bath, University of Nottingham and Avon & Somerset Police
In 2022, the Universities of Bath and Nottingham undertook a research project with Avon & Somerset Police to identify ways to reduce the challenges…
Since last Pride, the government released plans to amend the Equality Act to change the definition of “sex” to “biological sex”, which would potentially diminish the definition of “legal sex” outlined in the Gender Recognition Act.
An appropriate adult is a person who protects the rights, entitlements and welfare of children and vulnerable people who are suspected of a criminal offence. They ensure that an individual is treated in a fair and just manner and that they are able to participate effectively in the criminal justice process.
it has been my undivided passion to work with people that are neurodivergent and have for one reason or another found themselves having to explain themselves to the police or detained in a prison. Knowing they are different but not knowing why. People that find themselves in these situations are often ones without diagnoses, without support, without any form of advocacy and they need help to learn from their mistakes and to know how to be a better person.
Besides celebrating Neurodiversity, is also an opportunity to raise awareness and educate others about the benefits of neurodiversity in the workplace and society. Research has shown that embracing neurodiversity can lead to increased creativity, innovation, productivity, and success in the workplace. By recognising and valuing the unique strengths and perspectives of neurodivergent individuals, organisations can tap into a wider pool of talent and ideas, leading to increased innovation and growth.