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ADHD and workplace/remote work poll 

peeps who work or are looking to work: If given the choice, do you prefer to go into a workplace provided by your employer/client separate your home (commute), or to work from home or otherwise at a workspace you voluntarily and autonomously arrange (remote)? Also are you disabled, whether from ADHD or other factors?

ADHD and workplace/remote work poll 

@ljwrites I'm way too disabled to commute these days, but I used to love working in an office and commuting to work.

Even when it was a 4hr commute, that I did weekly, so I'd go and with for 2-3 days, stay at various friend's places and then work the rest from home. I wasn't ever working full time though, but the job paid enough to live off anyways.

ADHD and workplace/remote work poll 

@ljwrites also, I didn't know I had adhd, but. 🤷‍♀️

ADHD and workplace/remote work poll 

@maloki I guess for workers who are too disabled to commute, remote work is not so much of a preference as a requirement. When you commuted was it experiencing the office environment you enjoyed, or the fact that you traveled and stayed with friends?

ADHD and workplace/remote work poll 

@ljwrites both. I loved that job, it was my dream job at the time.

Unfortunately we had an open layout at the office which wasn't great, but also helpful sometimes for the adhd side of things.

ADHD and workplace/remote work poll 

@maloki Ugh I think my ADHD would go haywire in an open plan office. I have worked with others in the same space before, but a whole floor would be way too hectic for me. Maybe the stimulation would be helpful in short bursts, but I'd need some time to recover.

ADHD and workplace/remote work poll 

@ljwrites we were only like 6-8 people most of the time.

ADHD and workplace/remote work poll 

@maloki Ah yeah, that's much better.

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@ljwrites the real answer for me is "it's complicated" - I don't like commuting because it's hard for me to get ready in the right order and in time to catch the bus...

...but once the workday actually starts I find it easier to focus if I'm in a space that is only ever used for work (i.e. the office).

ADHD and workplace/remote work poll 

@ljwrites I have ADHD but have never really worked in an office. Some days i would prefer working from home, but I do quite like doing my work from one of the uni's study buildings, feel like an office *could* offer that for me while still having a nice desk setup too
so, Not disabled, it depends

ADHD and workplace/remote work poll 

@ljwrites I prefer commuting (as long as the commute can be done by bike or by foot, I miss the bus way too often), because the specific environment helps. But also I don't like commuting, because there are so many extra things to think about : lunchbox, dry clothes for rainy days,...

re: ADHD and workplace/remote work poll 

@ljwrites Probable ADHD/Autism, hybrid all the way, likes going in the office and do work better then, but it tires me. Thankfully I can go to the office when I want and stay home when I want

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@sieri the best of both worlds!

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