DE&I Webinar: Recruiting and Retaining Neurodivergent Talent

We live in a diverse society and successful organizations are increasingly recognizing the benefits it can bring. Embracing and supporting diversity, including neurodiversity, can help organizations reach and attract staff from a wider talent pool, with new ways of thinking and problem-solving emerging as a result.

In this webinar, you'll hear from a panel of leading inclusion experts. They’ll discuss the importance and value of recruiting and retaining neurodivergent talent, and how to do it.

Whether you're already leading the way for disability inclusion, or are just at the beginning of the journey this webinar can benefit you.

What you'll gain...

During this 60 minute webinar gain:

  • A day in the life of a technology specialist with an ADHD superpower. Gain some insight into a typical day of how an individual uses ADHD to his advantage.
  • Actionable recruiting and retaining strategies from organizations leading the way, including IBM and Disability:IN. Explore strategies that have been proven to make a difference.
  • Insight into solutions that can support you along the way. Discover the role of technology when it comes to disability inclusion and retaining neurodiverse talent.

Register to get the recording. You’ll also receive webinar slides, free guides, and lots more.

A note on accessibility: This webinar includes live captions and by signing up you will receive the recording and the slides to view in your own time. If you have any additional accessibility requirements please contact

Who will this webinar benefit?

This webinar is for anyone who recognizes the value of recruiting and retaining neurodivergent talent. Whether you're already leading the way for disability inclusion, or are just at the beginning of the journey, this webinar can benefit you.

This webinar will be particularly helpful for: HR & Talent Managers, Diversity, Equality, Inclusion and Belonging Specialists, Training & Development Leaders, Employee Engagement Leaders, Staff Performance Managers, and Disability Champions.

Meet the speakers

Natalia Lyckowski, Global Neurodiversity Advancement Leader, IBM

IBM has been championing disability inclusion since 1914. With their inclusive initiatives, the majority of their employees (87%) feel they can be their authentic selves at work.

Proudly neurodivergent (ND) and parent of an autistic IT Professional, Natalie enables businesses to see the value in embracing ND talent to attain highly skilled and dedicated professionals that may otherwise be overlooked. This talent pool brings 32% new skills, 66% higher job loyalty, and more, improving corporate citizenship and revenue.

Jill Houghton, President and CEO: Disability:IN

Disability:IN is the the leading global nonprofit organization for advancing business disability inclusion and equality.

Jill has more than 25 years of diverse leadership experience driving disability inclusion was ignited by challenges she experienced having a learning disability. She leads a team of talented and diverse individuals, including people with disabilities, who are working to build an inclusive global economy that enables people with disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully. 

James Deignan, Inclusive Technology Specialist, Texthelp

Texthelp supports financial, government and health organizations on their diversity, inclusion and accessibility journey.

Speaking on disability inclusion, James states:

"I am passionate about promoting equality and creating opportunity for all, I believe in a world where difference, disability or language are no longer barriers. With lived experience of Neurodiversity and over a decade of experience in the tech space, I advise companies on tools and strategies to improve diversity and inclusion."

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You’ll also receive webinar slides, free guides, and lots more.

Excellent presentation, and very positive role modeling of people with neurodivergence in productive work in real life! (People from all walks of life will benefit by seeing and experiencing this, as well as from the tools available, as well.)