Understanding Neurodiversity

Neurodiversity simply suggests that there is no one ‘right’ way of thinking, learning, and behaving.

The world has restricted the meaning of the word ‘neurodiverse’. It has begun to represent children who process the world differently - specifically with labels of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Dyslexia and other neurodevelopmental difficulties.

We must accept and embrace the individuality and support every individual achieve their potential


Children with neurodiverse learning needs face barriers in the education system and those imposed by social norms and constructs. It is observed that this leads to higher chances of experiencing challenging behaviours and social exclusion and loss in learning opportunities.

To break these barriers, society should attempt to comprehend, accept, accommodate and skill children. Differentiating education to help children communicate their needs and access educational resources to enhance their natural strengths and support their challenges.

Each one of us contributing thus, can show that we are truly committed to inclusion and equality.


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