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WAC Research Seminar University of Westminster

27/05/2019, 10:54 pm

Westminster AchieveAbility Commission (WAC) Research Seminar
University of Westminster, The Cayley Room, 309 Regent Street, Thursday 23 May 2019

The research seminar was oversubscribed drawing attendance from the Workplace – HR – the Institute for Employment-Universities – ACAS – Unions- Charities

Seminar Title: ‘Neurodivergent Voices: good practice in the workplace’
Purpose: A research seminar profiling good practice in the workplace for the neurodivergent
Aim: To disseminate the profiled case study papers/ presentations within an E-Journal
Outcome: To inform and influence best practice in the workplace

Background and context:
In 2018, AchieveAbility produced the Westminster AchieveAbility Commission (WAC) report Neuro-diverse voices opening doors to employment investigating the barriers to employment faced by neurodivergent people. Following the report findings and to facilitate discussion on how the workplace could be made more accessible, AchieveAbility brought together stakeholders in the Workplace and Neurodivergent community. The University of Westminster kindly agreed to host this research seminar, which investigated examples of good practice in the workplace for the Neurodivergent.


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