Who can benefit from a workplace consultation?
- A workplace consultation is for employees who have been diagnosed with one or more neurodiverse condition such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, or Asperger Syndrome.
What is the aim of a workplace consultation?
- It is designed to identify the strengths and weaknesses of an employee with one or more neurodiverse condition(s).
- It focuses on performance within a specific job role.
- This allows recommendations to be made which aim to improve an employee’s performance.
- Recommendations generally include strategies for the employee to implement, reasonable adjustments to be implemented by the employer, and training.
What happens prior to the consultation?
- A copy of the employee’s diagnostic report is needed so that the nature of the neurodiverse condition(s) may be understood.
- A copy of the employee’s job description is also needed.
What happens during the consultation?
- A structured discussion takes place with the line manager.
- A structured discussion also takes place with the employee.
- The employee is observed undertaking typical duties.
- A conversation takes place involving the employee and line manager to discuss the findings and agree future actions.
What happens afterwards?
- A detailed confidential report is produced which summarises the findings of the consultation and gives recommendations.
- This is provided to the employee and the line manager.
Who funds the assessment?
- Workplace consultations are generally funded by employers.