Difference is Strength
Welcome to NeuroCyber
The Cyber Neurodiversity Group
We are a network of passionate industry volunteers led by a Board who are, or have connections to, brilliant neurodiverse people. We are driven to improve career outcomes for those with a neurodiversity, to enrich the sector and thereby positively impact the cyber skills gap in the UK
Launch of our new strategy to 2022
NeuroCyber was formed in 2017 by a small group of influential and like minded individuals sharing a common goal: to raise awareness of the value and importance of neurodiversity to the Cyber Sector and improve outcomes for those with neurodiverse conditions.
The group has grown to 50 organisations led by a board who are, or have connections to, brilliant neurodiverse people.
Today we launch our new strategy to 2022
Empowering Neurodiversity in the Workplace during Covid-19
Looking for practical ideas to assist inclusion for those with neurodiverse conditions? Or neurodiverse yourself looking for tips on managing your environment during 'lockdown'?
Creased Puddle's Neuro-teamC19 have created a business support pack to help you navigate these uncertain times.
It's aim is to give confidence to business and employees to start conversations to overcome challenges in times of change.
Working from home with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia – Covid19
Exceptional Individuals is a group providing consulting, recruitment and employment support to employers and individuals with dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and autism.
They have put together the top 15 tips for working from home for people with neurodiverse conditions.
How to manage your neurodiverse staff when they're working remotely
More and more staff are now working from home, especially during the current pandemic. For many, this is a new discipline but rapidly becoming the new normal. It presents challenges and opportunities for everyone.
This article, written by Neurodiversity consultant and speaker Rachel Morgan-Trimmer looks at management strategies and support ideas for helping neurodiverse staff when working remotely.
Autistica's guide to making online events more accessible for autistic people
We’re all adapting to new ways of working & virtual meetings are becoming common.
Virtual meetings and web-based events or webinars can be a great way to connect with people and share information. They are being used more than ever during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. It's important to make these events accessible for all. This guide from Autistica is aimed at event or meeting hosts. It should help you make your events more accessible for autistic people and those with additional needs.
Join the conversation : The importance of embracing Neurodiversity in Tech & Cyber
Embracing Neurodiverse Talent
Mariliese-de-Villiers speaks to Sam Warner on Thursday @ 3pm BST, about Neurodiversity in the Tech & Cyber sectors. Sam was formally diagnosed with Autism at the age of 35 and has suffered at the hands of bullies in the past.
Today Sam is a passionate communications expert... because communication isn’t optional, we can all do some work on getting our message across. Sam’s 24+ years in corporate has given her the insight to create 'The Rules of Engagement' a programme that helps organisations integrate neurodiversity into teams and improve internal communications and behaviours. Sign up here and maybe join some of the NeuroCyberUK team there too https://www.marilise-de-villiers.com/your-bullyproof-life
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Neurodiversity: A different way of looking at the world
It's easier to think outside the box when you already live there
Logical & methodical
Cognitive pattern recognition
“Outside the box” thinking
Attention to detail
Reliability & loyalty
Harness the skills
What's in it for you?
Diverse & stronger workforce
Cover key skills gaps
Unlock the benefit
Getting it right
The right role
The right training
The right leadership
Close the skills gap