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Identity & neurodiversity

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Identity and Neurodiversity

Conceptions of identities are complex. We have a number of identities that manifest themselves in different environments or as composite forms of background experience. So, do neurodiverse conditions like autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia, and bipolar really comprise a part of a person’s identity?

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My Brain Isn’t Broken | Tashi Baiguerra | TEDxLondon

In March 2018, 21 year old Tashi Baiguerra received a diagnosis that would finally allow her to understand why she wasn’t always able to make sense of things that everyone else seemed to find straightforward.

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NeuroDiversity: The Birth of an Idea

Judy Singer is generally credited with the coinage of the word that became the banner for the last great social movement to emerge from the 20th century.

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The Limits of Neurodiversity

Neurodiversity is a fresh way to see difference. Is it right for you?

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Uncovering: an Empowering Pathway to Disability Identity | Heather Evans | TEDxUofW

In her talk, Heather discusses empowering disability identity and reframing disability as a social construct. She explores, through personal stories, how discussing disability and practicing 'uncovering' can lead to a new societal understanding of disability.

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The Rosie Result (Don Tillman Series, 3)

Don and Rosie are about to face their most important project. Their son, Hudson, is having trouble at school: his teachers say he isn’t fitting in with the other kids, and they'd like Don and Rosie to think about getting an autism assessment.

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Rev angel Kyodo williams with the Neurodiversity Project

Rev angel Kyodo williams is the author of Being Black and co-author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation.

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Temple Grandin | The Life Autistic

Temple Grandin was nonverbal until the age of four. Today, she is a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, and one of the leading authorities on livestock facility design, as well as an autism awareness advocate.

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A Thousand Brains: A New Theory of Intelligence

A bestselling author, neuroscientist, and computer engineer unveils a theory of intelligence that will revolutionize our understanding of the brain and the future of AI.

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COVID-19 Q&A: Dr. Lawrence Fung on Impacts on the Neurodiverse Community

As scientists learn more about the novel Coronavirus, the consensus is that even with more effective treatments and possible vaccines, COVID-19 will likely be with us for a long time to come.

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