Maintaining organisation systems and work-life balance can be difficult when working from home, especially for neurodivergent individuals. Try the following techniques to aid with organisation:
Maintain interactions and social communication in the team. For autistic individuals, it is recommended that they inform their team, friends and family of their preferred means of communication and when they would like to be contacted. To maintain interaction, you could:
It is important to implement and reflect on techniques to support wellbeing when working remotely. Things to consider include:
To support concentration at home for neurodivergent individuals, try implementing the following techniques:
Neurodivergent individuals may not have access to things they would in their office such as, a printer for proofreading or dual screens. Tips to help include:
Assistive technology is accessible remotely on most devices. Here are some examples:
Text to Speech Software:
Reads text aloud helping individuals to proofread their work and process information when reading. Some brands also contain additional functions to support with reading and writing.
Neurotalent Unlocked e-Learning:
- Line Managers can raise their awareness of neurodifferences and how to support a neurodivergent individuals
- Employees can develop in softer skills focused around reading, writing, organisation, listening, note-taking and concentrating
Please note: Downloading software and web browsers will likely need to be approved by IT departments and senior member of staff. These must adhere to organisations regulations and GDPR guidelines.
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