Often confused with mental health, neurodiversity refers to the infinite diversity of the human brain and mind. Around 10% of the UK population is said to be neurodiverse. The term is used to refer to people with genetic differences such as Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, Tourettes and various forms of Autism such as Aspergers. Neurodivergent people aren’t ill, nor do they have a syndrome, it is a difference. But it is a difference that can leave people more susceptible to mental ill-health, which can be created or exacerbated by unsuitable working environments.
When it comes to lighting, it’s about managing glare and flickering. So avoiding fluorescent lighting and poor quality LED is essential.
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