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Educational Justice Resources

Links to reserch sources that explore the value of diversity and justice in educaton.

What is Neurodiversity?

Neurodiverse Learners

"Neurodiversity is a concept that regards individuals with differences in brain function and behavioral traits as part of normal variation in the human population. The movement of Neurodiversity is about uncovering the strengths of neurodiverse individuals and utilizing their talents to increase innovation and productivity of the society as a whole."

Nuerodiveristy Support Model

Image Credit. Stanford Neurodiversity Project

Failing at Normal: ADHD

Jessica McCabe tell us the story of her life. Once a gifted child with bright future, who later lives a life of a constant failures, because one thing - her ADHD diagnosis. Until one thing changed everything and she realized, that she is not alone. Her Youtube channel HowtoADHD is dedicated to help not only people with ADHD, but also their parents, partners a teachers and to remind them, that they are not alone.

The Autism Spectrum

Rachel Woods discusses the part we can all play in helping people just like her get the help and support she has been so fortunate to receive. Rachel was diagnosed with High Functioning Autism at the age of 10 at the Edinburgh Sick Kids Hospital. She went on to receive speech and social therapy from a very young age. Anxiety plays a big role in her everyday life but with a supportive network of family, friends and colleagues, she can confidently turn to those people when she is in need of help.

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