Firefighter's Neurodiversity

FOI Number: 24015

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Published on 11 March 2024

WMFS OFFICIAL – NEW – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – FOI24015 

Ref: FOI/24015 

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST 

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested further to your freedom of information request. 

Please find below a summary of our findings. 

Request 

please provide informationn on the number of serveing firefighters with a learning disability mainly: 
 
Autism 
ADHD 
ADD 
Dyslexia 
Dyspraxia 

Reply 

Please find below information in relation to operational staff (Fire Fighter to Watch-Commander) 

Autism – 3 
ADHD – 34 
ADD – 0 
Dyslexia – 155 
Dyspraxia – 14 

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