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Some groups broaden DEI efforts to include neurodiversity

Category includes people with autism, dyslexia and other conditions that may complicate ability to adjust to traditional work settings


Nov. 5, 2021
By Walt Williams

Association efforts on diversity and inclusion most often tackle areas such as race and gender, but at least a few groups are also exploring how to support and advocate for neurological diversity.

The Financial Planning Association announced in October the creation of a new online “knowledge circle” for neurodivergent financial planners. The goal is to provide an online community where members can discuss issues facing people who may think, learn and process information differently and then offer resources and best strategies to help these populations.