She worked with a number of professors to design her own major in cross-cultural psychology and constructed her own study abroad experience to advance an honors thesis on the ways that different cultures understand and celebrate neurodiversity.
Through retreats and division meetings for all staff (including professionals, support staff, GAs and interns) we explore diversity in its many forms, including recent workshops on neurodiversity, working with LGBT students, and 'using intercultural and social justice frames to build inclusive student affairs practices.
Sarrett (2012) offers a proposal for "autistic human rights" and suggests that the growing language of neurodiversity is promoting a new lexicon for discussing the traits and personalities developed on the autism spectrum.
Discovering Autism Discovering Neurodiversity presents an increasingly common scenario: the author discovered her children had developmental delays and had no clue about the special education system and how it operated.
Fiona O'Leary from the Irish Neurodiversity Movement, who has Asperger's and two kids on the autism spectrum, said it has caused distress and guilt among mums who had sections and whose kids are autistic.
A more recent and popular development in the area of disability discourse in the United States includes cultural or neurodiversity or minority model of disability--a discourse that was started by individuals with high functioning autism and their families on the internet.