25 Famous People with Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, or Dyspraxia

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When I researched Ongig’s articles on famous people with autism, ADHD, and dyslexia, I found these 25 famous people with 3 things I’d never heard of: dyscalculia, dysgraphia and dyspraxia. They are actors, writers, scientists, musicians, and more. I felt inspired to list these famous people with dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and dyspraxia in one place! Disclaimers:… Read more »

10 Examples of Companies with Autistic Hiring Programs

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50-75% of autistic adults in the U.S. are “unemployed or underemployed.” Some brands are trying to lower these statistics. Here are 10 examples of companies hiring people with autism: BHP Name of hiring autistic program: Neurodiversity through our team’s eyes The gist: Partnering with the Autism Academy of Software Quality Assurance (AASQA)for an internship program welcoming… Read more »

4 Tips to Avoid Disability Bias in Hiring [& Beyond]

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Disability bias creeps into your company without you even knowing. Here are 4 tips on how to avoid disability bias in hiring (and beyond). 1. Remove disability bias in job descriptions Do a quick search on Indeed or LinkedIn, and you’ll find disability bias examples in 80% of job postings. The good news is there’s… Read more »

7 Tips for Hiring Autistic Workers

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April is Autism Acceptance Month, and the theme for 2021 is “Celebrate Differences.” In the spirit of celebrating differences in the workplace, I found 7 tips for hiring autistic workers: 1. Eliminate bias against neurodiverse/autistic candidates in your job descriptions The first tip, you can use tools in your organization to create more inclusive job… Read more »

40+ Words Associated with Neurodiversity

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There’s a ton of interest in neurodiversity terms these days. For example, check out how many times Google users (U.S.-only) asked the following question last month (Jan. 2021): What is neurodiversity? (250) What is Dyscalculia? (600) What is the autism spectrum? (500) What is ADHD? (500) What is Aspergers Syndrome? (450) What is Dyslexia (250)… Read more »

Famous People with Autism [180+ Athletes, Actors, Musicians & More!]

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There are many famous people with autism. They include athletes, actors, inventors, business leaders, authors and artists. There are about 180 famous autistic people I found as part of our research on Ongig’s series on neurodiversity. I felt inspired to list all these amazing people in one place! Disclaimers: This list includes famous people with Autism… Read more »

Neurodiversity: The Definitive Guide

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Did you know that about 1 in 7 people are neurodiverse? They include Bill Gates, Emily Dickinson, Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, Whoopi Goldberg, Michelangelo and Charles Darwin. There are 150+ famous people with autism alone. The neurodiversity movement is strong. This article is meant to give you a high-level understanding of its impact on work… Read more »