Discover our selection of books about neurodiversity and related topics

From personal memoirs to scientific research, find the resources you need to empower yourself and others

Workplace NeuroDiversity Rising

by Lyric Rivera 

“Workplace NeuroDiversity Rising” by Lyric Rivera is a transformative guide on harnessing the power of neurodiversity in the workplace. Rivera offers insightful narratives, case studies, and actionable strategies to help organizations embrace neurodivergent talent, fostering innovation, productivity, and inclusivity. This essential read empowers leaders and HR professionals to create environments where diverse cognitive abilities thrive, driving business success and employee satisfaction.

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Neurodiversity@Work Federal Edition

by Dr. Hala Annabi

The Neurodiversity@Work Playbook Federal Edition is a collaborative effort led by Dr. Hala Annabi from the University of Washington Information School. It integrates insights from the original Autism@Work Playbook and contributions from the University of Washington, MITRE, and Melwood. This edition incorporates lessons from private and federal sectors, experiences from neurodivergent self-advocates, and expertise from partners like Beyond-Impact, Neurodiversity in the Workplace, and Potentia Workforce.

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Autism@Work Playbook

by Dr. Hala Annabi

The Autism@Work Playbook is a guide developed through the collaborative research project “Autism-Ready Workplace,” led by Dr. Hala Annabi from the University of Washington Information School. The ACCESS-IT Research Group studied the Autism @ Work programs of Microsoft, SAP, JPMorgan Chase, and EY. The playbook distills best practices from these programs, focusing on organizational strategies, employment models, and hiring practices. This second edition includes a new chapter on remote recruiting and onboarding.

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A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD

by Sari Solden 

Live boldly as a woman with ADHD! This empowering guide helps you harness your strengths, embrace your neurodiversity, and communicate with confidence. Women with ADHD often feel different and misunderstood, leading to negative self-talk and shame. This workbook breaks that cycle, combining traditional ADHD treatment with acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). It’s designed to help you develop confidence, embrace your unique brain, and reach your full potential. If you’re ready to cultivate your strengths and build a bold sense of self, this guide will show you the way.

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Neurodiversity at Work

by Amanda Kirby, Theo Smith

“Neurodiversity at Work” is a practical guide that underscores the importance of creating a neurodiverse workforce for achieving competitive advantage and sustainable business growth. It explains the concept of neurodiversity and outlines the benefits of a diverse workforce. The book provides detailed strategies on how to attract, recruit, and engage neurodiverse talent, and how to adapt HR policies and workplaces to support all employees, including the 20% of UK employees who are neurodiverse. Featuring case studies from leading organizations like Microsoft and interviews with prominent figures in the neurodiversity community, the book offers actionable advice and examples for HR professionals to enhance productivity and performance through neurodiversity.

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We're All Neurodiverse

 by Sonny Jane Wise 

Compelling and transformative guide that advocates for a fundamental shift in how we perceive and treat neurodivergent individuals. The book emphasizes accepting and celebrating differences rather than viewing them as problems or disorders, promoting the neurodiversity paradigm.Wise explores the intersections of neurodivergence with disability, gender, sexuality, and race, highlighting how existing systems are influenced by outdated capitalist and racist frameworks. Through personal narratives, interviews, and their own experiences, Wise challenges these structures and offers nine principles for creating a neurodiversity-affirming future.This powerful and persuasive work is a rallying cry for a kinder society that embraces and supports neurodiversity. It is filled with deeply personal stories from the neurodivergent community, providing both insight and practical guidance for fostering meaningful change.

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Unmasking Autism

by Dr. Devon Price

“Unmasking Autism”  delves into the lives of autistic individuals who mask their traits to fit neurotypical norms. This book highlights the undiagnosed experiences of women, people of color, and gender non-conforming individuals who often realize their traits later in life.Combining research, personal insights, and practical exercises, Dr. Price advocates for radical authenticity and self-acceptance. The book equips readers with tools to uncover their true selves and calls for societal change to allow everyone to thrive authentically.Praised by experts, “Unmasking Autism” is an essential guide for understanding and embracing neurodiversity, promoting a society where everyone can live genuinely.

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Workbook: Das Alphabet zur DEIB-Arbeit

by Daniela Schubert

This digital workbook introduces 30 essential terms for discrimination-sensitive organizational development, bias-free collaboration, and respectful interaction. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) work starts with language and concepts to accurately describe current realities.Covering terms from A for Ableism to Z for Zero Payment Ethics, each term is comprehensively defined with additional background information, graphics, explanations, and references.

Reflection Questions For each DEIB term, the workbook includes two reflection questions to inspire personal and professional growth. These prompts help integrate DEIB principles into everyday work and personal environments. Currently, the workbook is available only in German

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Autistic & Smashing It

by Joulie Gindi & Adrian Pascu

“Autistic & Smashing It” transforms understanding of neurodiversity in the workplace. Many autistic individuals navigate complex social norms and rigid cultures, often misunderstood. This book, written by a neurodivergent executive, highlights their strengths and challenges, advocating for acceptance and practical action.

Combining lived experiences and research, it equips organizations to nurture neurodiverse talent, emphasizing inclusive leadership and innovation. “Autistic & Smashing It” is a manifesto for transformative change, promoting the embrace of neurodiversity in the corporate world. It was a best seller in the US and Canada when released and numerous business schools recommended it’s easy to follow approach and applicability to other diversities.

Combining lived experiences and research, it equips organizations to nurture neurodiverse talent, emphasizing inclusive leadership and innovation. “Autistic & Smashing It” is a manifesto for transformative change, promoting the embrace of neurodiversity in the corporate world.

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The Thirteen-Hour Life Coach

by Simon Arnold

The Thirteen-Hour Life Coach by Simon Arnold is an insightful memoir that dives deep into the author’s journey living with ADHD. Simon Arnold shares his personal struggles and triumphs in managing ADHD, a condition that has affected his ability to focus and complete tasks. He details how, through medication, he achieves 13 hours of clear thinking each day, a period during which he can function effectively and productively.

The book introduces “Big Mo,” a personified inner voice that plays a crucial role in guiding Simon through his daily life. This supportive inner dialogue helps him navigate the complexities of ADHD, offering encouragement and strategies to stay on track. Simon’s relationship with Big Mo becomes a cornerstone of his approach to managing the condition, illustrating the importance of self-awareness and internal support systems.

Simon integrates a variety of sources into his narrative, including his personal diaries, books he has read, and insights gained from his social circle. This blend of personal experience and external knowledge creates a comprehensive guide for others living with ADHD. The book is not just a memoir but also a practical resource, offering readers actionable advice and strategies for managing their own symptoms.

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The Power of Neurodiversity

by Ph.D. Thomas Armstrong PhD 

In “The Power of Neurodiversity,” bestselling author and psychologist Thomas Armstrong offers a thoughtful exploration of neurodivergence. With the number of diagnoses like ADHD, dyslexia, and autism tripling in the past fifty years, Armstrong argues for a revised perception of these conditions.He presents neuropsychological disorders as natural variations of the human brain, highlighting their evolutionary advantages and unique skills. This manifesto challenges the notion of disability, making it essential reading for parents, teachers, and anyone interested in understanding neurodivergence.

Combining lived experiences and research, it equips organizations to nurture neurodiverse talent, emphasizing inclusive leadership and innovation. “Autistic & Smashing It” is a manifesto for transformative change, promoting the embrace of neurodiversity in the corporate world.

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