Aspiedent's Blog



Employee not fitting in? Think Neurodiversity.
Apr 28, 2021, 10:52 AM
We are often asked by networking contacts how they can best help Aspiedent help others. It can be as simple as listening out for complaints that an employee is not a good fit within a team, and suggesting the employer have an informal and confidential chat with us.
Autistic Employees: Not accepting authority?
Apr 21, 2021, 3:29 PM
Thumbnail description: Some employers feel they have an autistic employee who struggles to accept authority. This got us thinking about why an employer might get this impression of an autistic employee. This blog post explores what might be going on, and how to deal with it.
Autistic Employees: Why don’t they get it?
Apr 13, 2021, 2:17 PM
Autistic people can be extremely valuable employees. However, due to lack of understanding on both sides, autism at work can cause disruption. This blog post provides examples of disruption due to autism in the workplace and some simple solutions
Does My Employee Even Care?
Dec 3, 2020, 1:01 PM
This blog post highlights how easily it can be to misunderstand an autistic colleagues’ actions, behaviours, and motives. It can be far more useful and less unpleasant to investigate the underlying reasons for employee behaviour, before jumping to certain conclusions about their intentions!
How Simple Misunderstandings can cause Major Problems
Nov 27, 2020, 12:41 PM
Simple misunderstandings can cause major problems between autistic people and their employers. But it is often easily fixable. This blog post covers some of the sometimes peculiar ways in which this can happen.
Bad, Mad, Difficult?
Nov 19, 2020, 4:20 PM
This blog post sheds light on the reality of autism in the workplace. If you want benefit of diversity of thinking, innovation, and creativity at work, then you may well have to deal with some HR challenges in return.
Impact of an Autism Profile
Nov 11, 2020, 4:30 PM
This blog post highlights the positive impact that an Aspiedent Autism Profile can have on individuals and workplaces alike, by getting underneath the autism symptoms.
Online Autism Profiles and Workplace Assessments
Nov 6, 2020, 5:17 PM
This blog post explores the pros and cons of online Autism Profiles and Workplace Assessments. There are benefits and disadvantages to doing an online Autism Profile or Workplace Assessment.
Autism, Covid Restrictions and Employment
Oct 16, 2020, 3:59 PM
Autism and lockdown: A brief description about how the situation is affecting the employment situation for autistic adults. Perhaps employers could take this as an opportunity to consider how they could recruit from a wider range of talent.
The World Reject Hole
Oct 7, 2020, 7:57 PM
This article explores one of the traps that autistic people can fall into: The World Reject Hole. Autism and lockdown has both helped and hindered autistic people. Lockdown has made more autistic people prone to falling into the world reject hole where they feel that the world has rejected them.