This page is a work in progress. Do come back to it periodically to see what else has been added. Please also use the contact form to let me know of any other ‘must read’ resources to add to this page.
Books, articles, newsletters
ADHD in Adults (2021) A guide for successfully living with ADHD. ADHD Foundation.
Beardon, L. (2021). Autism in Adults. Sheldon Press
Friedman, K. (September 1, 2022). ADHD: Finding my gold. TEDxUWE. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G91NFmKpF8
Hartmann, T. (2019) ADHD. A Hunter in a Farmer’s World. Healing Arts Press
Singer, J. (1999). Why can’t you be normal for once in your life?: From a ‘Problem with No Name’ to a new category of disability. In Corker, M. and French, S. (Eds.). Disability Discourse Open University Press UK
Smith, T. and Kirby, A. (2021) Neurodiversity at work. Drive Innovation, Performance and Productivity with a Neurodiverse Workforce. A “must read” for any individual, manager, HR practitioner who wants to understand what Neurodiversity is all about, and how to support and advocate for it in the workplace. You can read more about it in my blog on Neurodiversity in the workplace.
CIPD and Uptimize guide to neurodiversity at work (Feb 2018).
Why Employers should be Hiring with Neurodiversity in Mind (Jan 2018) People Management
Neurodiversity – an organisational advantage to be valued and supported. (2017) one of my blogs picking up on a May-June 2017 HBR article.
Neurodiversity 101. A weekly newsletter produced by Prof Amanda Kirby to “discuss all things relating to neurodiversity and provide practical strategies to help all”
Genius Within. From their website: “Genius Within CIC is a social enterprise established by Dr Nancy Doyle in 2011 to help neurominorities unlock their talents, whilst acknowledging and celebrating that this diversity forms part of the rich tapestry of human experience. We advise governments on policy and provide consultancy to businesses, driving systemic change that allows all employees to thrive. We provide in-work support in the form of coaching, training and assessments. We also support neurodiverse/neurodivergent thinkers who are not in the workplace, who might be studying, unemployed or in the criminal justice system.”
Gold Mind. From their website: “Gold Mind is a partnership of two experienced trainers and coaches who understand neurodivergence from different angles. Katie is neurodivergent and Lynne is neurotypical. We both parent neurodivergent children and coach neurodivergent adults and young people. We co-design all our programs to produce authentic content and achieve a greater awareness of what our audiences want.If you’re looking for neurodiversity trainers who are passionate about professional coaching, teaching, and leadership which supports neurodivergence, Gold Mind is the perfect choice for you.”
The Spectrum Guru. From their website: “The Spectrum Guru offers autism awareness training courses for specific audiences. We also offer bespoke training, advocacy, mentoring and support.”
Other useful resources
Do-IT profiler. From their website: “We provide web-based person-centered neurodiversity, cognitive and wellbeing screening and assessment tools to ensure every person can achieve their potential in the context of their lives. We also deliver high quality training to embrace neurodiversity.”