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Neurodiversity in the Workplace – E-Learning Course

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Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes. Including videos, interactions and assessment.

E-Learning Course Content:

This course is designed to develop learners’ understanding of neurodiversity. It begins by introducing key concepts and common neurotypes, then dispels some myths and offers guidance on improving language surrounding neurodiversity. The final modules of the course explore the business case for embracing neurodiversity and provide practical strategies for creating a neurodiverse-friendly workplace.

The e-learning can be provided as SCORM files, or on a subscription basis, whether hosted on your own Learning Management System, or using our, feature-rich, easy-to-use learning platform.

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What’s the course about?

Neurodiversity in the Workplace

This e-learning course tackles a gap in diversity and inclusion initiatives by focusing on neurodiversity in the workplace. It equips learners to understand and value neurodivergent colleagues, individuals with variations in brain function such as ADHD or dyslexia.

By exploring key concepts, common neurotypes, and the business benefits of a neurodiverse workforce, participants gain practical strategies. The course also dismantles common myths and helps develop inclusive language.

Ultimately, learners will discover how to create a welcoming work environment that fosters collaboration, engagement, and business success for everyone.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to create a more inclusive and successful workplace. This includes managers, supervisors, HR professionals, and anyone who interacts with colleagues. The course is particularly valuable for those who may not have prior knowledge about neurodiversity, but want to understand and support neurodivergent individuals.

What does the course look like?
  • It’s an online e-learning course
  • Containing six interactive modules
  • Includes sensible hints and tips for success
  • Blending text, graphics, videos, quizzes and interactions
  • Regular on-going testing as your learners’ progress with a final assessment
  • A full final assessment with CPD certification
Objectives

This course aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills to create a more inclusive and successful workplace that embraces neurodiversity. With this e-learning course:

  • Gain a foundational understanding of neurodiversity, including key concepts and common neurotypes.
  • Identify and dispel myths surrounding neurodivergence in the workplace.
  • Develop effective communication strategies for interacting with neurodivergent colleagues.
  • Learn the legal requirements and best practices for creating a neurodiverse-friendly work environment.
  • Discover the business benefits of a neurodiverse workforce and explore strategies for attracting and retaining neurodivergent talent.
  • Apply learnings through a real-world case study to understand the impact of inclusive practices.
Module 1 – Introduction to neurodiversity
  • Define neurodiversity and its core principles.
  • Explain key terms associated with neurodiversity.
  • Describe the neurodiversity spectrum and its variations.
  • Understand the prevalence of neurodiversity in the workplace.
  • Identify legal considerations related to neurodiversity and employment.
Module 2 – Common neurotypes
  • Identify and understand common neurotypes, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, and Tourette Syndrome.
  • Recognise the varying presentations of these neurotypes within the workplace.
  • Explain the role of formal diagnosis in understanding neurodiversity.​
Module 3 – Dispelling myths and improving language
  • Debunk common myths and misconceptions surrounding neurodiversity in the workplace.
  • Identify how neurodiversity may be present within your own team or organisation.
  • Explore inclusive language practices for interacting with neurodivergent colleagues.​
Module 4 – The business case for neurodiversity
  • Analyse the business case for embracing neurodiversity in the workplace, using examples like HSBC.
  • Identify the common strengths and unique perspectives that neurodivergent individuals bring to teams.
  • Explore how companies are implementing successful strategies to support a neurodiverse workforce.
Module 5 – Creating a neurodiverse-friendly work environment
  • Recognise the various types of neurodiversity and their potential impacts in the workplace.
  • Understand how communication preferences can differ among neurodivergent colleagues.
  • Explore strategies for more effective and inclusive communication across the team.
  • Analyse existing workplace rules and norms to identify potential barriers for neurodivergent individuals.
  • Understand the legal requirements for creating a neurodiverse-friendly work environment.
  • Explain reasonable adjustments in the workplace, including physical and flexibility adjustments.
  • Identify the role of leaders in fostering a culture of inclusion for neurodivergent employees.
  • Understand strategies for effectively responding to a disclosure of neurodivergence from a colleague.
  • Explore methods for attracting and recruiting a more neurodiverse workforce.
Module 6 – Creating a neurodiverse-friendly work environment
  • Apply learnings from a real-world case study to understand the impact of inclusive practices for neurodivergent employees.
  • Analyse the personal and professional consequences associated with a lack of understanding of neurodiversity in the workplace.
Module 7 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners​
Why subscribe to this e-learning course?
  • Practical courses – This course is designed to help your learners in the real business world, giving them practical skills that they can quickly and easily implement in the workplace.
  • Interactive and engaging – Learning doesn’t have to be boring. This multi-media course is designed to keep your participants engaged throughout.
  • Step-by-step learning – This course is broken down into easy to manage bite-size chunks. From start to finish we take your learners on an enjoyable learning journey.
  • Fully accredited – The CPD Verification Service accredit all our courses, so you can be sure our training materials are of the highest standard.​​​​​​​​​​​
LMS integration

Where clients are not using our LMS and wish to host it on their own LMS instead, we provide SCORM files that they can simply install directly. Although these files are added to the clients LMS as usual and the user will access and view the course exactly as they would if it was built on the clients system, we are still able to track user numbers our side and also provide regular updates to the content.​​​​​​​

E-Learning Alterations

Our e-learning products are always provided ‘white-label’ with no Trainer Bubble logos or references to our company.

We also understand that you may like to make alterations to the content. Whether it’s minor edits, larger alterations, adding of logos, or swapping images to better reflect your corporate identity – we can provide this change for a small fee.

Please note: We regularly update our courses to reflect legal changes or just general improvements to content. All this happens without you having to lift a finger whether the course is on your LMS or ours.

Price

‘Buy once, use forever’ Price – £3,500+vat​

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If you are unsure of your e-learning requirements, you can also visit our sister website to find out more about our online learning services – Learner Bubble.​​​​​​

Neurodiversity in the Workplace – E-Learning Course

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