Neurodiversity Acceptance Month

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World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated on April 2nd to promote the acknowledgement and acceptance of autistic individuals. During the month of April, IBM is proud to expand this day of recognition to ALL neurological differences and to champion a global movement from awareness to acceptance. We are now celebrating Neurodiversity Acceptance Month! In the spirit of Neurodiversity Acceptance Month 2021, and of our Neurodiveristy@IBM motto "Nothing About Us, Without Us," here is a peek at some of the faces in our community. 

World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated on April 2nd to promote the acknowledgement and acceptance of autistic individuals. During the month of April, IBM is proud to expand this day of...

“Neurodiversity is a concept where neurological differences are to be accepted and respected as any other human variation. Companies must embrace neurodivergent talent. In doing so, you can get original thinking, creative problem solving, and people who are very passionate, honest and fair. Those benefits can lead to more innovation, revenue, empathetic managers and increased employee morale.”

"We don’t really need accommodations that have any significant financial value, we just need an opportunity. Things like clear and concise communication have a positive impact for the whole team...

Meet Dustin “EvilMog” Heywood, Senior Managing Consultant for IBM X-Force Red Dustin Heywood, a hacker for IBM X-Force Red, and his brilliant mind can typically be found solving complex...

"Neurodiversity Acceptance Month is a reminder that neurodivergent individuals exist, we deserve respect,
and we are a diverse community with a wide spectrum of thoughts and ideas" - Autumn VanKirk, ACS Security Engineer, Team Lead

“Neurodiversity is important because it’s inviting innovative insights into businesses, aggregating so much for production, development and people’s quality of life” – Rodolpho Agizzio...

“Today, I feel comfortable here, and using the agile culture, greatly facilitates communication and the way we solve daily challenges.” - Alexandre Hoerbe Engelmann, Software Developer at IBM....