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NS@W S1E1 - Prof Dr Amanda Kirby- "There is no snake oil - just improved shared communication" Episode 1

NS@W S1E1 - Prof Dr Amanda Kirby- "There is no snake oil - just improved shared communication"

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Summary

In this episode of NeuroSpicy at Work, Duena Blomstrom and Prof Dr. Amanda Kirby discuss the challenges faced by neurodiverse individuals in the workplace. They highlight the lack of support and accessibility for neurodiverse employees and the stigma surrounding neurodiversity. They emphasize the importance of shared communication and empathy in creating an inclusive work environment. They also discuss the role of social media in spreading information about neurodiversity, while cautioning about the need to critically evaluate the validity of the information. The conversation concludes with a discussion on the value of finding a tribe and the collective burnout experienced by neurodiverse individuals in leadership positions.
Keywords

neurodiversity, workplace, support, accessibility, stigma, communication, empathy, social media, information, tribe, burnout
Takeaways

  • Neurodiverse individuals face challenges in the workplace due to a lack of support and accessibility.
  • Shared communication and empathy are crucial in creating an inclusive work environment.
  • Social media can be a valuable source of information about neurodiversity, but it is important to critically evaluate the validity of the information.
  • Finding a tribe of like-minded individuals can provide support and understanding.
  • Neurodiverse individuals in leadership positions may experience collective burnout.

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