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The Slowdown

Why Neurodiversity Makes Companies Better

Making the effort to hire people with cognitive differences can unlock a whole world of innovation. But we must first open our minds — and change our understanding of “professional” behavior and norms.

Historically, there’s been a stigma against people with conditions such as autism, ADHD, and dyslexia, who are not typically considered to be top job candidates. A new body of data, however…



Brought to you by Slalom, The Slowdown is dedicated to exploring diversity and imagining a more inclusive, sustainable future. With each article, we invite you to pause and consider a new perspective that might change the way you see the world.

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Nick Mann

A full-time freelance writer who occasionally experiments with short story fiction.