The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 lists attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a cognitive (mental health) disability. It requires that employers don’t discriminate against employees with ADHD. You may find that some of your employees with ADHD are falling short of certain expectations, aren’t being productive, or aren’t feeling fulfilled at their jobs […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Workplace leaders, listen up: It’s time to ditch the one-size-fits-all-brains approach to office design. The human brain works in all manner of ways, as reflected in today’s neurodiverse workforce—and the workplace needs to step up to the job, too. Understanding neurodiversity starts with recognizing that a range of cognition exists, including autism spectrum condition, ADHD, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Living with ADHD can impact your job performance and confidence. But managing your symptoms at work is possible. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that can affect your behaviors, ability to focus, and memory. Learning to manage the symptoms of adult ADHD is possible. Incorporating new strategies and seeking help can make a big […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This ever-expanding list of tips and tricks is a testament to how many of us struggle to Get Sh*t Done sometimes, side-eyeing that ever-growing to-do list, or staring blankly at our laptop screen. Finding something that works (and sticking to it) is tricky, but when you have ADHD, it can really feel like these hacks […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
National data shows that neurodiverse people — people with autism, ADHD, dyslexia, anxiety disorder and other neurologic conditions — are grossly unemployed or underemployed, with estimates ranging as high as 90%, particularly for those on the autism spectrum. Further, until recently, D&I programs often failed to reach out and be specifically inclusive of neurodiverse people. But in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Parveen Panwar, Mr. Activated Asa part of my series about the “How Business Leaders Are Helping To Promote The Mental Wellness Of Their Employees” I had the pleasure of interviewing Ari Tuckman. “My big thing is creating sustainable situations that continue to bring out the best in all the people involved. For a situation […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Kristen Rogers, CNN The transition has been challenging for many. But for some adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, commonly called ADHD, the switch means they’re struggling to stay on top of things as well as they may have in the office. A neurodevelopmental disorder commonly diagnosed in childhood that can last into adulthood, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Even before I was diagnosed with ADHD, the question “have you tried writing a list?” would set me on edge. I’m all for innovative productivity hacks, and for well-meaning neurotypical people, getting something done can often be as easy as writing a list, but as Edward Hallowell, M.D., psychiatrist and ADHD expert tells SELF, things aren’t […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The mental and physical well-being of employees is increasingly becoming a priority for organizations around the world, both in the public and private sectors. It certainly was a hot topic during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum a few weeks ago in Davos, Switzerland, where I spoke about the future of work. In […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Julia Ries Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a condition characterized by attention difficulty and impulsiveness, wasn’t widely understood or even recognized until fairly recently. It wasn’t until the early 2000s that clinicians began focusing on ADHD symptoms in not only children, but adults as well. Now, it’s one of the fastest growing mental health diagnoses — about 4.4% of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.