Neurodiversity

by John Marble Khushboo Chabria and Ranga Jayaraman
Book - 2024

"A quick and easy way to understand neurodiversity as written by neurodivergent people and our families. Neurodiversity For Dummies is your essential guide in understanding neurodivergent conditions like autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and more. This quick and easy guide is perfect for anyone needing to know more about neurodiversity. And that's all of us--because recent estimates say that 15-20% of the world's population have some form of neurodivergence. Your life is filled with neurodivergent people that you know and love, whether you realize it yet or not. It's time to learn to support and include the neurodivergent among us, and to understand how neurodiversity impacts society and the workplace. This is for the neurodivergent person wanting to thrive in life, for parents and caregivers seeking success for their child, and for teachers who are working to make a difference in their students' lives. Filled with practical advice, Neurodiversity for Dummies also provides a helping hand to service providers, assistance for workplace managers and colleagues, and understanding for family members and friends. Imagine a world where we all understood ourselves better and appreciated more deeply the differences in others. No matter how your own brain thinks, Neurodiversity for Dummies is for you. Check out this jargon-free introduction for an essential overview. We believe in providing parents with better supports, empowering individuals with information, and shaping a world where we are all seen and understood. With an author team composed of neurodivergent individuals and parents writing together, Neurodiversity for Dummies is an example of the power of neurodiversity when put into action. It's why we wrote this for you. Don't miss your chance to embark on this transformative journey. Order your copy of Neurodiversity for Dummies now to better understand yourself and others, and to join the movement that is revolutionizing how we understand and support the diversity of the human mind"--

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Main Authors: Marble, John (Neurodiversity strategist) (Author), Chabria, Khushboo, 1989- (Author), Jayaraman, Ranga, 1956- (Author)
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Language:English
Published: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2024]
Series:--For dummies.
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505 0 |a Introduction -- Part 1: Understanding neurodiversity. What is neurodiversity? -- Disability is not a dirty word -- Someone you know is neurodivergent -- Why is our world not yet neuroinclusive? -- Part 2: Recognizing the types of neurodivergence. Understanding neurotypes -- Understanding autism -- Understanding dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and dyspraxia -- Understanding associated conditions -- Part 3: Navigating life as a neurodivergent person. Understanding yourself as a neurodivergent person -- Understanding others -- Improving personal effectiveness -- Part 4: Thriving as a neurodivergent person. Discovering what it means to thrive -- Thriving in educational settings -- Thriving in the workplace -- Thriving in relationships and communities -- Part 5: Empowering neurodistinct people. Discovering universal perspectives and helpful strategies -- Understanding differences and embracing strengths -- Caring for a neurodivergent child -- Supporting neurodivergent students -- Empowering neurodivergent employees and colleagues -- Part 6: Building a neuroinclusive world. Designing for a universal inclusion -- Supporting parents and caregivers -- Shaping society -- Part 7: The part of tens. Ten key concepts of neurodiversity -- Ten ways to help neurodivergent people thrive. 
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