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Importance of Neurodiverse Training

Importance of Neurodiverse Training

When looking for a counsellor it is extremely important to check what specific training the therapist has in neurodiversity and what specialist supervision do they receive in order to work ethically with neurodiversity. All our CASS counsellors are members...

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EIF best practices and ESFA compliance

EIF best practices and ESFA compliance

OFSTED represents the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills. It examines administrations to ensure that schooling and abilities to students are equal for everyone. Ofsted's job is to ensure that associations give teaching, training and care...

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Neurodiversity and Unlocking Potential

Neurodiversity and Unlocking Potential

The expression "neurodiversity" came to light in the last part of the 1990s by Australian social scientist Judy Singer who was autistic. Singer, who worked alongside the American columnist Harvey Blume, perceived that what we call "diversity ", the assortment we...

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Reasonable Adjustment under Equality Law

Reasonable Adjustment under Equality Law

Employers are progressively implementing ways to eliminate, diminish or forestall the obstructions and challenges which people with neurodiverse traits face as an employee or job applicant. Businesses are and will benefit from making sensible changes when employing...

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Support for Children with PDA

Support for Children with PDA

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is a developmental condition particular to autism and falls under the spectrum. Elizabeth Newson first recognised it in 2003. Be that as it may, it is as yet not currently perceived in numerous apparatuses utilised for diagnosing...

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Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome

Tourette's syndrome comes under neurodiversity and individuals living with Tourette’s make unexpected movements or sounds, considered spasms that they cannot be easily controlled. For instance, somebody with Tourette's might blink or make a sound repeatedly over time....

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Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Neurodiversity depicts the different ways the mind can function and process information. It includes neurotypical cerebrums and neurodivergent minds. The Shift in Neurological Perception: In the twenty years since Blume's article, the world has gradually found his...

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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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