ADHD in Focus - ADHD is a symptom of modern life. Diagnosis of the condition has skyrocketed 42% in the past 8 years. In the United States, more than 11% of the population will experience ADHD in their lifetimes.
Dyslexia: A Beautiful Brain is a documentary showing what it is like to have dyslexia, the struggles, the challenges and what it is actually doing inside the brain when a dyslexic tries to read, write, speak, or interpret what they hear.
Join Dr. Mona Delahooke, licensed clinical psychologist and expert in neurodevelopmental interventions for children with developmental, behavioral, emotional, and learning differences, for this compelling session that will fundamentally shift your view of oppositional behavior in children and adolescents.
Putting the puzzle together, one beautiful piece at a time. This film is a genuine and straightforward look into the autism spectrum disorder as told by the families and individuals living with autism daily.
Helen Keller, who was deaf and blind, used her celebrity and wit to champion rights for women, people with disabilities and people living in poverty. This program examines the complex life and legacy of this author, advocate and human rights pioneer.
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Neurodiversity describes the idea that people experience and interact with the world around them in many different ways; there is no one "right" way of thinking, learning, and behaving, and differences are not viewed as deficits.
In February, Microsoft Accessibility, which provides disability hiring resources for job seekers and employers, announced the pilot phase of its Neurodiversity Career Connector (NDCC), a job portal specifically developed to connect neurodiverse candidates with employers committed to being inclusive of them.
The number of people with autism entering the workforce in the next 10 years and beyond is on the rise, with the growth cutting across racial, ethnic, and geographic lines. Currently, the unemployment rate among people with autism remains high, with some estimates coming in at over 80%. The heightened profile of disability, equity, and inclusion functions in major employers is already leading companies to think about forms of diversity beyond race and gender."
The purpose of this initiative is to create environments that will maximally facilitate these individuals to grow and achieve their full potential. It is about facilitating a community of practice for universities, colleges, employers and service providers to work together to create these environments and opportunities for neurodivergent young adults.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. We do this through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.
For 57 years and counting, the Autism Society, including our nationwide network of affiliates, connects people to the resources they need through education, advocacy, support, information and referral, and community programming.
CHADD's goals & priorities include to serve as a clearinghouse for evidence-based information on ADHD, to serve as a local face-to-face family support group for families and individuals affected by ADHD, and to serve as an advocate for appropriate public policies and public recognition in response to needs faced by families and individuals with ADHD.
IDA's mission statement is to create a future for all individuals who struggle with dyslexia and other related reading differences so that they may have richer, more robust lives and access to the tools and resources they need.
"The Neurodiversity Podcast talks with leaders in the fields of psychology, education, and beyond, about positively impacting neurodivergent people. Our goal is to reframe differences that were once considered disabilities or disorders, promote awareness of this unique population, and improve the lives of neurodivergent and high-ability people."
"Neurodiversity - Eliminating Kryptonite & Enabling Superheroes is the Podcast that brings diversity of thought to life. In this Podcast we will be hearing from: The Rainmakers: Those people and organisations making the difference! The Advocates: Those people who are supporting Neurodiversity at Work. The Superheroes: Those leaders who are Neurodifferent and proud. This podcast will be the game changer we are all after. Theo Smith will be your host, a loud and proud Neurodifferent, Neurodiversity advocate ;O) #NeurodiversityAtWork #Neurodiversity #Inclusion"
"This weekly podcast is your go-to resource for real answers to parenting, working with or being neurodiverse. With the right information you will better understand neurodiverse brains, develop the skills to parent or mentor more confidently, and get better outcomes addressing neurodiverse challenges."
"From my neurodivergent family to yours. I'm Danielle Sullivan, a neurodiversity life coach and autistic parent with autistic and ADHD children. I'm here to help us all explore the world of neurodivergence. Neurodiverging episodes include stories and lessons from my life, deep dives into the traits and histories of ADHD and autism, and guest experts who talk about issues pertinent to ADHD and autistic folks in society."
"The Squarepeg podcast invites autistic women, and trans and nonbinary people, to explore navigating a neurotypical world and share their insights, challenges and successes.
I hope that these conversations will be inspiring and thought provoking, open you up to new ways of thinking about being neurodivergent, and help you feel more connected to a worldwide community of people with similar experiences."