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Course contents

This training course is broken down into 4 sections

  1. 1 Introducing Neurodiversity
  2. 2 Neurodivergent Minds
  3. 3 Neurodiversity at Work
  4. 4 Getting a Diagnosis
Neurodiversity Awareness
Section 1: Introducing Neurodiversity
SECTION 1

In the opening section of this course, we look at the definition of neurodiversity, what this means to an individual, and the different types of neurodivergence.

We also explore some of the misconceptions around neurodiversity, and the stigma and lack of support for neurodistinct people.

Section 2: Neurodivergent Minds
SECTION 2

This section has a focus on a few of the most common neurodivergent identities that exist within our communities, including the three neurodivergent groups - clinical, applied and acquired.

Section 3: Neurodiversity at Work
SECTION 3

Section 3 covers Neurodiversity at Work and how understanding and being aware of neurodivergence can help help individuals to thrive and remove obstacles or challenges. This includes a focus on the 'social model' and 'strengths-based model' that help us to understand how to better support employees and enable them to succeed.

We look into the legal protections that exist for neurodivergent people and the social and financial support available. 

Section 4: Getting a Diagnosis
SECTION 4

The final section of the course covers the processes in getting a diagnosis when individuals show signs of neurodiversity. This includes the research, speaking with medical professionals and evaluations.

We look further into what it can mean to have a diagnosis, and the impact this can have on individuals both at work and in their home life.

About this course

Neurodiversity celebrates the gift of uniqueness and independent thought. Along with it comes new ideas, out-of-the-box thinking, and many ways of approaching challenges and solving problems. ​​​N​eurodivergent colleagues bring highly valuable qualities to the team - but many workplaces fail to support their needs which means neither party is able to flourish as much as they could. 

This course offers crucial information for everyone on what neurodiversity is and the benefits it brings to work. It also explores the varied nature of neurodivergent minds, how to best support neurodivergent colleagues, and how to create an inclusive work environment. 

In developing the course, we worked alongside Waymakers for their advice, input, and consultancy - they work to improve opportunities and outcomes for autistic people aged 14+, their employers, and others working with them.

Simon Alison, a presenter of Neurodiversity Awareness

Presented by

Simon Alison

The importance of Neurodiversity Awareness

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Neurodiversity Awareness Training certificate

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Each of our courses ends with a multiple-choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Neurodiversity Awareness Training course concludes with a multiple-choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questions guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in Atlas (our Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Neurodiversity Awareness Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

131 real user reviews

4.6 out of 5
Very interesting course to do.
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Lots of information on this course which was of interest.

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I did enjoyed the training, it will really be of help.

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This course was informative, well presented and backed up with credible research.

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being dyslexic i think all employees will benefit from understanding Neurodiversity disabilities. i have been 'brushed under the table' a few times by WRU HR regarding my disability

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Very helpful and proactive rather than reactive based.

Very interesting and understanding
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I found the course content excellent, i certainly have taken away alot of info from the training to make me more aware in general of the awareness of neurodiversity.

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