This event has now taken place and is available on demand above. You can also download your complimentary copy of 'The Neurodiverse Office' key takeaways including HOK's hypo and hyper sensitive design matrix here.

An estimated 1 in 8 people are considered neurodiverse, but less than 50% are aware of their condition and very few businesses are designing workplaces to accommodate their particular needs. 

Yet, people with ADHD, Tourettes, Dyslexia and Autism Spectrum Disorders are often individuals with a unique perspective on the world who can help unlock innovation, creativity and big picture thinking in organizations.

In this webinar and Q&A, Kay Sargent, senior principal at HOK, and her colleagues Sarah Oppenhuizen and Mary Kate Cassidy explore how workplace design can bring the best out of these extraordinary individuals and create truly inclusive workplaces. 

The webinar provides insights on:

  • The multi-faceted challenges faced by neurodiverse employees
  • The extraordinary strengths these individuals can bring to the workplace
  • How to navigate conflicting needs such as hypo- and hyper sensory requirements
  • Practical advice on how to design inclusivity in 

The webinar is the latest in a series of insights-driven reports and webinars created and hosted by Tarkett North America. This includes the Inclusive Workplace and the Dynamic Workplace.

HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm with 1,600 people across a network of 23 offices on three continents.

Webinar speakers:

  • Kay Sargent, Senior Principal - Director of WorkPlace, HOK
  • Sarah Oppenhuizen, principal and director of interiors, HOK
  • Mary Kate Cassidy, Senior Interior Design Professional, HOK
Leslie Thompson Director of Workplace Strategy, Tarkett Full bio and articles

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