Building an Inclusive Culture – A guide to implementing neurodiversity awareness across your learning programmes

In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. However, one aspect of diversity that is often overlooked is neurodiversity – a natural variation in the human brain. Neurodiverse individuals, including those with autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and other neurological differences, bring unique perspectives and talents […]

Embracing Neurodiversity – Supporting Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Workplace

During this week, we at White Willow Partners want to highlight and celebrate neurodiversity in particular, Autism spectrum disorder (ASD). With a lived experience of the condition, we are best placed to guide, advise and understand the challenges faced by autistic individuals in the workplace, and those who wish to support and encourage team members […]

Unlocking Potential – The benefits of neurodiversity training in the workplace

Attracting and harnessing neurodiverse talents provides advantages for all. Every organisation will have people who may have neurodivergent skills. Every person is different and not everyone will come with a diagnosis but may want some support to be their best selves. As autism spectrum disorder (ASD) becomes increasingly prevalent, it is important for companies to […]

Defining Neurodiversity – Celebrating different minds

Neurodiversity is the way we think, move, act, communicate and process information. Some people have challenges and strengths associated with conditions such as (ADHD), Dyslexia, Autism, Dyscalculia, Developmental Coordination Disorder/Dyspraxia, Developmental Language Disorder. There is not one person or one condition that defines our differences ( or our similarities). We are too often defined by […]

Career change at 50!

The pandemic hit us all hard in one way or another and we are all still feeling the knock on effects from it. During 2018 my husband and I decided to explore the idea of relocating to the beautiful inner Hebrides, an area we had frequented many times for our annual holidays. After much planning […]


Following a successful application and interview process I took up my role on a 9-week summer internship with White Willow Partners. For most of my placement, I worked closely with the lead consultant, Carrie White. The work was varied but one of my key tasks was to develop training programs. These were designed for interns […]

Mental Health

Wellbeing – Mental Health First Aid Many of us spend time thinking about: How many steps we’ve walked? How many days we’ve reduced our meat intake and focus on plant days? When’s our next dental or eye check-up? When’s our next medical? These thoughts are focused on our physical wellbeing, keep ourselves healthy. However, how […]