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Why should we take the mental health of employees seriously? Creating a positive workplace plays an essential role in early intervention and the prevention of disability claims. By treating problematic issues, you can improve productivity, limit costs and risk, reduce claims if they do occur, and engage your employees.

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The Write Stuff: Understanding Dysgraphia

The Write Stuff: Understanding Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia can manifest in a variety of ways, but typically it involves difficulties with handwriting, spelling, and organizing thoughts on paper. Today, let’s chat more about dysgraphia, common symptoms, its impact, and ways to help manage it in day-to-day...

Navigating Numbers: Life with Dyscalculia

Navigating Numbers: Life with Dyscalculia

Sometimes referred to as "math dyslexia," dyscalculia is a learning disorder that affects the ability to understand numbers and learn math. The impact of dyscalculia can vary widely from person to person and can have significant effects on academic, social, and...

Navigating Neurodiversity with Fidget Items

Navigating Neurodiversity with Fidget Items

Fidgets have become an invaluable tool for people of all ages. Whether a neurodiverse individual navigating the waters of sensory processing, or someone seeking an outlet for restlessness, fidgets help provide focus, comfort, and sensory regulation. Together, let’s...

Graduation Gift Guide for Neurodiverse Students

Graduation Gift Guide for Neurodiverse Students

June is graduation time, and we have the ultimate gift list for the neurodiverse graduate in your life!   Sensory Items   One can never have too many sensory items, so these are a great choice for a graduation gift. Consider items that offer...

Stimming Acceptance in the Workplace

Stimming Acceptance in the Workplace

Self-stimulating behaviours are certain behaviours developed to help regulate emotions. Some are less obvious, while others may be more noticeable and distracting. Stimming is commonly (but not always) related to Autism. In the workplace, it is vital to accommodate...

Get Better Sleep with these Helpful Items

Get Better Sleep with these Helpful Items

We have spoken previously about nighttime anxiety, and offered some tips to help conquer those late-night feelings. Whether you struggle with the “midnight scaries” or could just use a better night’s rest, we will offer some items that can help improve your sleep...

Unmasking and Dealing with Perfectionism

Unmasking and Dealing with Perfectionism

When people think of individuals who live with ADHD, they might not consider perfectionism as one of their common attributes. However, ADHD and perfectionism are often closely linked. Today, we will discuss this behavior in more detail, and offer some ways to help...

Tips to Help with Nighttime Anxiety

Tips to Help with Nighttime Anxiety

Do you find yourself having a hard time falling asleep at night or struggle falling back to sleep because your mind won’t stop racing? Often, our brains seem to work the hardest during the hours we should be enjoying much needed rest. Unfortunately, nighttime anxiety...

The Hidden Benefits of Music for Mental Health

The Hidden Benefits of Music for Mental Health

There is a special feeling that comes with hearing your favourite song. Whether it is one you have been listening to for many years or a new top choice, the connection we feel to music is both mental and physical. There are multiple mental health benefits associated...

How Accommodating ADHD Symptoms Helps Everyone

How Accommodating ADHD Symptoms Helps Everyone

At Candor Diversity Group, we aim to address some common misconceptions surrounding neurodiversity. Some think that accommodating the symptoms related to ADHD serves only the individual living with the condition.   However, we advocate for a different...