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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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.
In an interview with the neuro-scientist Ralph John Savarese, she advocates a dialogue between literary studies and the approach of neurodiversity in the sciences (Savarese and Zunshine).
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.
It's clear that people are becoming more accepting of the concept of neurodiversity, but this is a topic that many people still don't fully understand.
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.
She is currently working on a project focused on autism, neurodiversity, and neural citizenship.
Adult Years; self advocacy and self determination, relationships and sexuality, neurodiversity, workforce and social participation.
Neurodiversity in the classroom; strength-based strategies to help students with special needs succeed in school and life.
2 NEURODIVERSITY The proliferation of insecurity and anxiety so emblematic of the twenty-first century seems to have been accompanied by a parallel strengthening of scientific determinism.