Neurodiversity

'Neurodiversity' means that different people have different brain wiring. Unfortunately, those with a minority brain wiring - such as dyslexic, autistic and dyspraxic people - face discrimination at work and in wider society. 

Autism, Neurodiversity and the Labour Party: statement from Janine Booth and Monique Craine

We are working with Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell to progress the idea of the Labour Party developing a Neurodiversity/Autism Manifesto and appointing a Shadow Minister for Neurodiversity. We are pleased to hear from John that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn also supports this idea. Neurodiversity (ND) is the term that describes the fact that different people have different brain wiring (neurology).

TfL Neurodiversity event - Autism Awareness event

21/07/2017 - 14:00

Venue: 10th Floor restaurant, London Underground Ltd HQ, 55 Broadway. Open to TfL / London Underground staff.

Janine will give a presentation about the social model of disability as applied to autism, and explain the role of the Trade Unions. (15:00-15:30)

After this and other speakers, Janine will take part in a panel Q&A session (15:30-16:00)

Civil Service 'lunch and learn': Autism and Neurodiversity - changing workplaces not changing workers

16/05/2017 - 12:45

Venue: Nobel House, Atrium

Janine will deliver short and snappy sessions encouraging civil service workplaces to become accessible to autistic and other neurodivergent workers by changing themselves rather than trying to change workers.

More details to follow.

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