As a way to support all team members and ensure that neurodiverse team members who choose not to disclose or may be undiagnosed are being provided the support they need. All team members have individual needs and employing personalisation will go along way to ensuring everyone feels included.
You can use this template (insert) to help build a simple team member profile of communication, working and feedback styles.
We provide reasonable accommodations to individuals in order to remove any artificial barriers to success. Our EAP program is also always available for team members to help them identify the best reasonable accommodations for them.
Please note that all accommodations discussed below are potential accommodations that can be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, but are not guaranteed. Any accommodations and/or adjustments made are in line with the applicable laws/regulations of the jurisdiction in question.
It is important to have a discussion with the team member regarding the best way for them to receive feedback. Although the performance standards would not be changed, the manager might need to change their approach. Reflecting on your communication style as a manager and tailoring this to best suit the individual's need can be a good place to start. There is no one size fits all approach when it comes to communication, but here are a few ideas: