Our guest blogs

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Supporting a colleague having a meltdown

'Meltdowns' are intense responses to overwhelming situations. Mahlia describes how to support a colleague having a meltdown.

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Dream recruitment scenario

Tips for recruiters on making the recruitment process autism friendly. Mahlia describes her ideal scenario.

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Surviving workplace ‘away days’

Lauren gives her tips on coping with 'away days'

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Effective feedback communication

Providing feedback is a crucial part of managing a team. Mahlia gives her tips on doing this effectively.

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Managing workplace sensory issues

Lauren describes how her autism diagnosis has helped her understand and manage sensory issues in the workplace.

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Successfully recruiting autistic staff

Mahlia advises on how to attract and recruit autistic staff

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How I chose my job

Lauren describes how her diagnosis as an adult affected her work choices.

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Alternatives to interviews for autistic candidates

Mahlia makes suggestions for assessing candidates, other than by interview.

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Supporting someone in the workplace with mental ill health

Speaking from her own experience, Mahlia gives her advice on how to support someone with mental ill health.

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Managing depression in the workplace – part 3

In the final part of her series, Mahlia describes events when she was unable to return to her previous role.

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