What is neurodivergence?

Neurodivergent is a term for someone whose mind work differently than what is considered “normal” or socially acceptable. It often refers to someone who has depression, anxiety or developmental or learning disabilities, though it can include other things as well. Neurodivergence is an umbrella term for those conditions.

Neurodivergent is the opposite of neurotypical, which just means someone whose brain works the way that our society expects it to (“normally”).

 

Neurodiversity is the concept that people’s brains are as diverse as humanity is, which is importantThe term was coined by autistics who advocate that they are not sick, just different, and that the problems they face in trying to navigate life are not inherently a part of autism but in fact caused by a society that does not accept or understand them.

Read more about neurodivergence, mental health and anti-oppression.

If you are a person who finds things easier to learn in the form of a conversation, you can also book a consultation and we can chat about it.

 

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