Stories

Invisible diversity and belonging

As businesses continue to prioritise diversity and inclusion within their workplace, there has been a growing recognition of the importance of disclosure of personal characteristics, such as sexuality and disability, in fostering a sense of belonging among employees. While most available data suggests the vast majority of employees with disabilities do not disclose, Forbes, only...

A Balancing Act: The Impact of AI on Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and tools like ChatGPT have the potential to greatly benefit the employment of people with disabilities, both visible and invisible. The use of AI and automation in the workplace can provide new opportunities for employees with disabilities to participate in the workforce and remove barriers that have traditionally made it difficult for...

Article 23 – Podcast with Rhonda Brighton-Hall

Aron Mercer explains that a one-size-fits-all approach is never the correct way to boost DEI initiatives and offers his insights on how organisations can provide relevant accessibility, gain literacy around inclusivity and create a platform of ‘disclosure without ridicule’ in workspaces. Listen to the podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/article-23/have-you-worked-with-someone-who-identifies-as-neurodivergent

ADHD special abilities

The image that often comes to mind with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disruptive, naughty, fidgety boy.  A living version of Bart Simpson. This blog seeks to separate the myth from reality and provide a first person account of the benefits of this often misunderstood condition. For my fellow ADHD’ers,  I have kept...

A new look for Xceptional

18 October 2022 – Today neurodiversity specialist Xceptional has unveiled its updated website incorporating it’s newly developed tools of inclusive skills assessments and  on demand inclusion training. The website refresh was necessary to reflect Xceptional’s maturing position as a leader in neurodivergent inclusion.  It has been more than five years since Xceptional first opened our doors...

7 Things ADHD’s Wished You Knew

ADHD is what makes some children unable to settle for more than 30 seconds and run around in a hyperactive frenzy the whole time, right? Well, no. That’s not right at all. What is ADHD? ADHD Australia  provides a useful definition, ADHD refers to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a complex neuro-developmental disorder which affects a...