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Neuro space

Neurodiversity is an umbrella term used to describe a number of these variations.

It is estimated that around 1 in 7 people in the UK have some kind of neuro difference.

What is Neurodivergence

Neurodivergent is a term used to describe individuals whose brains develop or function differently for various reasons. This can lead to unique strengths and challenges compared to those whose brains develop and function more typically. While some people who are classified as neurodivergent have medical conditions, there are also individuals whose condition or diagnosis has yet to be identified.

Understanding the Term "Neurodivergent"

You may have heard of many of these types of neurodiversity.

  • Autism, or Autism Spectrum Conditions

  • ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder

  • Dyscalculia

  • Dyslexia

  • Dyspraxia, or Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)

Most common types of neurodiversity

There are a number of other examples of how brains can process information differently.

Some people consider these to be part of the ‘neurodiversity’ umbrella and others like to keep them separate - there’s no right or wrong answer.

  • Cognitive functioning difficulties or executive dysfunction

  • Dysgraphia

  • Misophonia

  • Slow processing speed

  • Stammering

  • Tourette’s syndrome

Some other types of neurodiversity

Resources to Download

5 steps to clear your mind

Download

understanding and learning

vestibular input

feelings thermometer

Download

How to Talk About Autism

Creating Inclusive Environments

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