Use this Guide to help you create virtual events and meetings that are more welcoming, inclusive and accessible for neurodivergent people.
“Neurodivergence” is a term for someone who learns and processes information in a different way from what is considered ‘typical’. It’s often used as an umbrella term for people with either autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But it can also be applied to other conditions, such as dyslexia and anxiety.
These tips can also make video conferencing more appealing and comfortable for everyone, whether or not they are neurodivergent or disabled.
Steps to running online events and meetings that allow neurodivergent people to engage more easily
You can read more advice on how to make virtual events work for everyone in Building human connection with groups of people using Zoom.
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There are other things you can do at work to support neurodivergent people. Read how to use digital technology to support neurodivergent staff