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Experiencing loneliness at work

by Rob Hill I’m a big fan of BBC’s Desert Island Discs link, that Radio 4 stalwart which has been on air for over 80 years (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qnmr ). Like all the best ideas, its beauty (and no doubt longevity) lies in its simplicity. Most of us can’t resist picking or listing our favourite things, and

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Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2024

by Rob Hill This week is Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2024 https://www.neurodiversityweek.com/. And as you can imagine, we’re all in on it! The whole point of this week is to challenge stereotypes and misconceptions surrounding neurological differences, and transform how neurodivergent people are perceived and supported. For too long neurodivergent individuals have been judged by what

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What is executive function?

By Rob Hill What is executive function? It sounds a bit corporate doesn’t it, like something to do with being good at your job. And it doesn’t quite roll off the tongue. The pedant in me protests that we should be saying “executive functioning” instead. But executive function (correct term) is something that we all

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Start creating an inclusive workplace culture today

by Rob Hill You want your team to be happy at work, right? Comfortable with their roles, comfortable working with their colleagues, and clear on their responsibilities. Then you can start creating an inclusive workplace culture today. It’s a cliché, thrown around so much that it sounds trite, but your team will be more productive

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Are you aware of dyspraxia?

Just like many neurodivergent conditions, not enough people know about dyspraxia. So, this post is a quick crash course about dyspraxia/DCD and how can you support dyspraxic individuals at work.

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What is executive function?

Executive function is a term that describes cognitive processes involved in carrying out everyday tasks, such as planning ahead, following through on commitments, and solving problems.

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What is dyspraxia?

What is dyspraxia (DCD)? It’s characterised by difficulties with co-ordination, mental manipulation and sequencing of movements.

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What is dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a lifelong neurological condition that doesn’t get better with age. But people do develop complex but effective coping strategies.

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