neurodiversity


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neurodiversity

A popular term for the sharing of wisdom and knowledge with people from diverse backgrounds.
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In the digital age, neurodiversity should be viewed as a competitive advantage, not a hindrance.
The firm launched a yearlong neurodiversity pilot program in 2015 to recruit and train individuals on the autism spectrum.
For example, at EY we're now exploring neurodiversity and how this aspect of D&I will help us build a better working world.
Bernstein's Uniquely Normal has mapped out a practical path for parents to increase the skills and independence of kids on the autism spectrum while respecting their ways of experiencing the world, supporting their autonomy, and avoiding the traumatizing methods of ABA and other purely behavioral approaches," states Steve Silverman, the author of Neuro Tribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity.
AGROUND-BREAKING academy to teach businesses and their staff to understand the impact of autism and neurodiversity on their customers has been launched in the North East.
A GROUND-BREAKING academy to teach businesses and their staff to understand about the impact of autism and neurodiversity on their customers has been launched in the North East.
The event in question is the second Annual Cyprus International Conference on Autism Treatment and Research entitled: Neurodiversity, Individuality, and Opportunities for Life: 360-Support, Best Practices, and Shared Synergies.
Aspertools: The Practical Guide for Understanding and Embracing Asperger's, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Neurodiversity.
For example, a person may prefer to think in terms of neurodiversity instead of learning disability, and widespread accommodations for restricted mobility may make someone less likely to consider their mobility impaired.
It describes twice-exceptionality, including specific types, the complexities of dual diagnosis, and why these students are best served through a strengths-based, talent-focused approach; the concept of neurodiversity and factors that affect learning; comprehensive programming, including identification, strengths-based plans, and the talent-centered model for teaching and learning; and strategies for teachers, parents, and other professionals to help improve studentsAE intellectual, physical, and emotional growth.
Neurodiversity describes the idea that neurological differences like autism, ADHD, and dyslexia are natural human variations that have benefits (Rentenbach & Prislovksy, 2016).
Author Barb Retenbach, a neurodiversity advocate diagnosed with "severe autism," maintains that "autism is my prism and not my prison," and her ability to capture insights about the autism spectrum disorder and other neurological differences (which she views as natural human variations containing strengths as well as weaknesses) makes for a powerful production that mixes health and philosophical perspectives with practical tips for others on the spectrum and those who love and work with them.