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This is video #10, the conclusion to my 10-video series on an Introduction to Neurodiversity based on a course I taught at Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity in Education.  In this video I focus on how neurodiversity can best be integrated into the society around it. I first look at the big picture and...
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This is video #9 in my 10-video series Introduction to Neurodiversity, based on a course I taught at Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity in Education. In this video I highlight the gifts, talents, and abilities of individuals who have social and emotional disorders such as OCD, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. These positive traits include...
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This video is #8 in my series Introduction to Neurodiversity, based on a course I taught at Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity in Education. It focuses on the gifts, assets, and strengths of those with intellectual disabilities. This is the neurodiversity that really needs the most publicity concerning the things that people with intellectual...
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ADHD has three negative words in the label: ”deficit” ”hyperactivity” and ”disorder.” And yet recent research suggests that this form of neurological diversity actually has more assets in it than deficits. Why is there such an emphasis on what’s wrong in the ADHD field?  Why don’t we know more about the strengths of children, teens,...
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Neurodiversity originally emerged in the 1990’s out of the efforts of autism rights advocates (see for example, Jim Sinclair’s 1993 speech ”Don’t Mourn for Us’‘  which many view as the initial impetus for the neurodiversity movement). In this video (part 7 of a 10 part series on An Introduction to Neurodiversity), I look at the...
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