Evidence shows that individuals with neurological differences in the workplace enhance internal culture and increase employee engagement. Despite this, their national unemployment rate remains high.
We want to change this dynamic.
We're proud to highlight our neurodiversity at work initiative, through which we are helping individuals with disabilities obtain and maintain meaningful employment and community engagement. The Neurodiversity at Work initiative is an inter-disciplinary approach to increasing employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
What is Neurodiversity?
Kennedy Krieger Institute defines neurodiversity as a broad range of neurologic differences that endow an individual with unique skills, abilities, and perspectives. Embracing and respecting such differences supports equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, at home, and in the community.
The Four Pillars of our Neurodiversity at Work initiatives are: