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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

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

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 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

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.

29 real user reviews

4.7 out of 5
Very good.

Very informative and good knowledge.

Very Informative

This is a very informative training course, the content and the way it is presented is excellent.

informative, inspiring

I liked this training as i dont think on a day to day basis we recognise the greatness in differences. It has made me more aware and i hope to use it to make the workplace a more positive place


This course was very hard to remember so much information involved


Found this course very hard


Very informative and covered a wide range of topics. Also gave good advice.

Excellent course for raising awareness.

A valuable learning requirement for all.


This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

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