People with neurodiverse disorders are statistically unlikely to get employment, but a greater understanding of the disorders reveals that they can bring specialist and unique skills to the workplace.


Around 15-20% of the global population are "neurodiverse". People with these conditions can find communicating a challenge and may find it challenging to work in a typical office environment. Unfortunately, other people assume they will be less capable or difficult to work with as a team member. 

Neurodiversity covers these disorders:

Australia's Department of Defence has realised that neurodiverse members can enhance capability in such areas as cyber security. This article notes that their strengths can include:

 "a remarkable eye for detail; accuracy and consistency; a logical and analytical approach to detecting irregularities; pattern-matching skills; and a high tolerance for repetitive mental tasks".