Creativity, autism and ADHD – why we should all embrace neurodiversity

The creative industries will miss out if they don’t embrace different minds, says Neil Ayres. To mark World Autism Awareness Week, he talks to a group of artists and designers – including Alan Gardner, The Autistic Gardener – about the advantages that neurodiversity can bring.

DESIGNER

Worthing, West Sussex

INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

Frome, Somerset

SENIOR DESIGNER

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire