Building Effective Communication with Neurodiverse Team Members


  • Presentation Length: 60-mins / 90-mins / Half Day
  • Participant Numbers: 15-500+
  • Virtual and In-person options available
  • Sessions can be recorded for internal use
  • Onsite training available globally: North & South America, EMEIA, APAC, LATAM
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic, Japanese, and Malay.


Effective communication is essential for any workplace, but it can be particularly challenging when working with neurodiverse subordinates.

In this presentation, we will discuss strategies that managers can use to build effective communication with their neurodiverse team members, including nonverbal communication, clarity in instructions, and providing feedback that is helpful and not overwhelming.

Content Outline:

  • Overview of common communication challenges faced by neurodiverse employees
  • Strategies for promoting effective communication, including using visual aids, simplifying language, and breaking down complex concepts into smaller parts
  • Tips for giving feedback in a helpful and constructive manner
  • Best practices for nonverbal communication and active listening
  • Role-playing activities to practice effective communication techniques


Building effective communication with neurodiverse team members is essential for creating an inclusive and supportive work environment. By understanding the unique communication styles of neurodiverse individuals and adapting communication strategies accordingly, managers can support their subordinates in achieving their full potential.

By providing feedback that is helpful and non-judgmental and creating a culture of active listening, managers can foster a work environment that is inclusive and welcoming for all.