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Neurodiversity Celebration Week

Neurodiversity Celebration Week

'We need to concede that there is no standard brain,' composed Thomas Armstrong in his vital work The Power of Neurodiversity. For sure, neurodiversity alludes to the limitless scope of contrasts in an individual's brain functions and behaviours. As Armstrong brings...

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A Time of Positive Reframing

A Time of Positive Reframing

Neurodiversity is a term that is progressively utilised to incorporate certain conditions, such as Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, Autism Spectrum, Tourette's syndrome, and Developmental Language Disorders (DLD) and moves from the term that hinders growth and acceptance of...

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Rethinking their approach to conditions

Rethinking their approach to conditions

Neurodiversity is a broad term covering differences and contrasts in the cerebrum that influence how individuals think, learn, and respond. Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and dyslexia are instances of neurodiverse conditions. However, the universe is more extensive...

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Neurodiversity: neurological differences

Neurodiversity: neurological differences

Historical Uprising: In the last part of the 1990s, Judy Singer, a humanist, and columnist Harvey Blume concocted the word "Neurodiversity" to depict conditions like ADHD, Autism, and Dyslexia.  Her expectations and objectives were to move the focal point of talk...

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Learning and thinking variations

Learning and thinking variations

Neurodiversity has its roots in science. From the scans of the brain, it has been deduced that a number of differences have been seen among kids with learning and thinking variations and their peers. Those distinctions show up in how the mind is "wired" and in its...

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The beauty of normal variations

The beauty of normal variations

There was a boy; who was vilified by his teachers at school, misunderstood by his folks, and was mercilessly bullied by his peers because he was perceived to be ‘irritably different’ (dyslexic). He would later grow up to shake the world of science and ultimately win a...

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Supportive counselling

Supportive counselling

Living in this era is nothing short of a dilemma, rushing forward, without taking a breather to look at self and to feel how one is coping and living has become a norm. Just like physical health mental health is also a very important aspect of a human being....

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Embracing our differences

Embracing our differences

We should embrace neurodiversity in our world. There is hardly any group of people more ostracised in the community as neurodiverse people.  A report from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research stipulates that neurodiverse people are more prone to...

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Coping with OCD

Coping with OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, commonly referred to as OCD, is a mental health condition that affects many people worldwide. It’s believed that over 300,000 or 1.2% of people have OCD in the UK alone. What many people may not realise is that OCD is a condition that is...

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Neurodiversity needs no cure

Neurodiversity needs no cure

- The strengths of the Autism - Autistic Spectrum Condition, also known as ASC, is a neurodiverse condition that affects the way that a person communicates. This is the same situation for people who suffer from Asperger’s syndrome.  A person with ASC is going to...

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