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Clear communication can make the workplace more inclusive for neurodiverse teams.

7 Best Practices for Leading Neurodiverse Teams

Checklists Dec 13, 2023

Neurodiversity – the natural variation in the way the brain functions and processes information – is an asset to any company, as different and new ways of thinking lead to innovation and better problem-solving. Autism, ADHD, and dyslexia are common examples of neurodiversity, which might impact the way a person absorbs information, communicates, or completes a task. Nearly one in eight individuals is neurodivergent in some way, meaning that in order to optimize any team, leaders must implement best practices for leading a neurodiverse workforce. Below are seven tips to do so.


Kaela Sosa

Kaela (she/her) is a Certified Diversity Executive and curriculum and programming manager at The Diversity Movement. She applies her writing, project management, and production skills to advance DEI.