I've been using the word “neurodiversity” a lot on this blog. I always meant to write a whole post about what it means to me. However, I hadn't gotten around to it until a reader asked me about it this afternoon.
It's finally time to write that post!
What neurodiversity is
The word “neurodiversity” means two different (but related) things.
The first meaning is the idea that different people's brains work differently. This is just a fact. Human brains have many variations. Some of them, we understand scientifically. Others, we don't.
The second meaning is the neurodiversity movement. This says that brain differences don't just exist – they are natural and [...]Continue reading Neurodiversity...