This section provides some guidance for those seeking employment or in employment now and have or may have learning challenges.
Around 10-15 % of the population have specific learning difficulties, also known by some as developmental disorders, neuro-diverse conditions or hidden impairments, and hidden disabilities. They are described as ‘hidden’ because they may not be obviously apparent to others. Many people also have challenges with their mental wellbeing.
The following pages provides detailed information relating to the following conditions
- Autism Spectrum Conditions
- Speech, language and communication impairments
- Mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disorder
This includes practical guidance to assist with making reasonable adjustments in the workplace.