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Susanne Bruyère, wearing a purple blazer with several strands of white pearls and matching earrings

ILR Professor Discusses Inclusive Hiring Practices for Neurodiverse Applicants

Susanne Bruyère, ILR professor of disability studies and academic director of the Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, was recently profiled by the American Psychological Association. The profile, titled Susanne Bruyère contributes to building more workplaces committed to neurodiversity, discusses research and recommendations for including people who are neurodiverse in the workplace.

Read the article to learn why neurodiversity in the workplace is becoming increasingly important, how recruiting and interviewing techniques can be adjusted to allow people who are neurodiverse to demonstrate their skills and how large employers are adjusting their practices in order to welcome neurodiversity in the workplace. You’ll also learn about Bruyère’s extensive efforts to advance the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace.