CV Life to mark Neurodiversity Celebration Week

As Neurodiversity Celebration Week approaches CV Life is excited for the opportunity to recognise and celebrate neurodivergent talent.

In a world that too often values conformity, neurodiversity stands as a beacon of celebration for the uniqueness of human minds.

Running from March 18 to March 24th, Neurodiversity Celebration Week is a worldwide initiative that challenges stereotypes and misconceptions about neurological differences.

It aims to transform how neurodivergent individuals are perceived and supported by providing schools, universities, and organisations with the opportunity to recognise the many talents and advantages of being neurodivergent, while creating more inclusive and equitable cultures that celebrate differences and empower every individual.

Kerrie Suteu, CV Life’s Creative Media and Digital Manager, is eager to highlight the importance of embracing neurodiversity within the organisation.

“In our quest for innovation and creativity, neurodiversity is a valuable asset,” said Kerrie. “It’s about celebrating the unique perspectives and strengths that each individual brings to the table.”

Neurodiversity encompasses a range of neurological differences, including autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and others. Kerrie pointed out how these differences can lead to fresh insights and groundbreaking solutions.

Kerrie explained: “People with neurodiverse traits often have unconventional thinking patterns and heightened creativity. Their perspective can help us tackle challenges in new and exciting ways.”

CV Life’s Creative Bridges vocational training program has been instrumental in supporting the development and success of local neurodiverse students.

“It’s inspiring to see the progress our students have made,” Kerrie said. “From overcoming challenges to producing high-quality work, their journey is a testament to their resilience and determination.”

Kerrie stressed the importance of creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels supported and valued. She highlighted CV Life’s commitment to providing resources, such as the Autism Awareness course, to help staff members better understand and accommodate the needs of the neurodiverse people in their lives.

“In embracing neurodiversity, we not only enrich our lives but also pave the way for a more inclusive and supportive world,” Kerrie concluded. “So as Neurodiversity Celebration Week approaches, I look forward to celebrating diverse talents and perspectives.”