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The gifts of autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and more extend far beyond careers in STEM, and lend themselves to art, skilled trades, retail, writing, teaching, and many others.

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If you are struggling to launch a career as an autistic individual, here are 10 roles where your autistic traits might not need to be "masked", but rather utilized as a splendid asset.

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Finding internships that harness your strengths can be a challenge, even more so as a neurodiverse teen. Here’s some tips on how to navigate through the job market and find an opportunity that’s right for you.

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Author and advocate for autism, Amy Cramb, sheds a light on the struggles of finding a fulfilling career as a neurodivergent and gives us 3 steps to find your ideal workplace.


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The first step to finding that perfect candidate for your open role comes down to writing a neuro-inclusive job description. If you’re not sure how to get started, here's a guide to ensure you are attracting diverse and high-performing talent.

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Supporting your neurodivergent staff can be challenging at times, here are the top accommodations for your autistic employees to thrive in a work environment.

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Author and LinkedIn influencer, Mollie Pittaway, talks about the drawbacks of physical accommodations and the need for cultural shift in order to create a psychologically safe workplace.

Outside of just a D&I requirement, here’s why neurodiversifying your workplace can bring immense value to a company workplace... including driving the bottom line.


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A story of hope and perseverance as Mentra’s founder and CEO, Jhillika Kumar, uncovers the hidden potential of her non-speaking autistic brother Vikram. In this article, Jhillika explores the life experiences that led her to founding Mentra, an organization focused on tapping into this neuro-exceptional potential of every human.


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The feeling of having multiple indentites or relating multiple groups of people is common amongst neurodivergents. Here’s how these neurodivergent advocates and leaders came to terms with their multifaceted identities.

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Unmasking can be a challenge, and can often be seen as a risk, especially in the workplace. Here’s how these autistic advocates and social media influencers have navigated their journey to sharing their true neurodivergent identity with their employers.

Where to next?

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