Neurodiversity encompasses a wide range of neurological differences. Although considered to be a relatively new term, it is thought to have been coined by autism activist Judy Singer back in the 1990s in a bid to move away from the ’medical’ view of autism and the idea it is something that should be “cured”.
Neurodiversity is an approach to learning and disability that argues diverse neurological conditions are result of normal variations in the human genome.
The term “neurodiversity” is used to describe the 1 in 20 people who have any or more than one of the following:
- Tourette’s Syndrome
The word ‘Diversity’ means ‘inclusion’. Diversity means a range of different things that encompasses acceptance, respect for individual differences that ensures we are all included – that we ‘belong’. It also means therefore that our difference should not be a barrier that excludes us from achieving our potential, contributing to society and afforded the same rights and protections under law as everyone else.
Advocacy Matters Celebrates Diversity.
We are all different brains are different too. Nero diverse people are amazing and do amazing things here are a few:
Will.i.am founding member of the Black Eyed Peas
Michael Phelps Olympic Swimmer
Robbie Williams singing artist ex member of Take That
Emma Watson Actor ( Harry Potter)
Steve Jobs Founder of Apple
Anne Hegarty- The Chase ( Chaser)
Chris Packham Presenter Spring Watch