Hester Grainger

Hester Grainger is a former TV presenter turned BBC radio presenter, freelance writer, neurodiversity speaker and workplace consultant. Having been diagnosed with ADHD in her forties, she is a leading advocate for awareness and acceptance of ADHD, autism and neurodiversity.
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Hester Grainger is a Former TV presenter, starting her career presenting Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff. She is now a speaker and neurodiversity workplace consultant.

Hester Grainger went on to work on Loose Women and Today with Des and Mel. Nowadays she can be found as a regular on BBC radio having been invited to speak on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC World Service sharing her views being diagnosed later in life with ADHD, recently she has had her own show on BBC Radio Berkshire.

As well as running Perfectly Autistic, a neurodiversity workplace consultancy with her husband, Hester is also a speaker and certified ADHD coach. She has spoken to a host global brands and organisation about the being diagnosed with ADHD in her forties and the benefits of neurodiversity in the workplace.

Hester is also a freelance writer with bylines in Huffington Post, Reader’s Digest. The Sun, iNews and Evening Standard, writing about being diagnosed with ADHD, parenting her two autistic / ADHD children and life as a neurodivergent family.

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Hester is a leading advocate for awareness and acceptance of ADHD, autism and neurodiversity as a whole, having been diagnosed with ADHD in her forties. Both of her children and husband Kelly were diagnosed as autistic and with ADHD a few years earlier. Hester and Kelly went on to launch Perfectly Autistic, a neurodiversity workplace consultancy.

Working with a host of high-profile brands and organisations including Sony Music, NHS, Greater London Authority, HM Courts and Tribunals, TUI, Marks and Spencer,Organix and more, Hester also regular works with Mind, the mental health charity. She is a certified ADHD coach and has a qualification in understanding autism.

Hester’s passion and enthusiasm for raising awareness and acceptance of ADHD, autism, and neurodiversity as a whole, is unrivalled.

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Being diagnosed later in life with ADHD
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Neurodiversity at work
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Benefits of having a neurodivergent workforce
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Why so many women with ADHD are being misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all
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Being diagnosed later in life with ADHD
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Neurodiversity at work
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Benefits of having a neurodivergent workforce
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Why so many women with ADHD are being misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all
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I cannot recommend Hester enough. The professionalism, kindness, and knowledgeability that was shown in the build-up to the webinar and during was utterly amazing. The feedback that we got from across the business was outstanding.

Liv Harker – Staffline

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Its hard to explain just how much of an impact Hester was able to have on our employees’ understanding of neurodiversity and indeed our very culture in just 50 minutes! Accolades and thankyous have been pouring in from across the globe following the virtual kickoff event; all praising her knowledge, compassion, generosity, humanity and modelling of vulnerable leadership. We couldn’t have asked for a better speaker on neurodiversity in the workplace or indeed generally – no tough question was left untackled, yet everyone left feeling more seen, more connected and more caring for their fellow human than before. Thank you Hester so so much!

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