Why the World Needs Neurodiversity

Neurodiverse people have a lot to offer society, but first, we must accept them. Neurodiversity is the key, a tool for acceptance.

The world needs neurodiversity for this very reason.

Why is this neurodiverse acceptance such a threat to some people? Continue reading Why the World Needs Neurodiversity

Let’s Talk About the Fidget Spinner Craze

Some of us were fidgeting long before these spinners came into the picture. All of the sudden these things are everywhere. This week I check out my first fidget spinner, in an attempt to figure out what all the fuss is about. Continue reading Let’s Talk About the Fidget Spinner Craze

Filtered – My Sensory Experience

You are only experiencing the world through your own filter,
just like I can only view the world through mine.
We all have many ways to see.
There are differences between you and me.

Little noises in a quiet room. Did anyone else hear that sound?
There is a humming lamp and a high pitched screeching.
I look around at everyone sitting calmly, not a glance or a twitch.
No one else appears bothered, so my headphones come out. Continue reading Filtered – My Sensory Experience

What is Neurodiversity? Does it Exclude People with Severe Disabilities?

Neurodiversity – the idea that neurological differences (Autism, Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, and others) are natural variations in the evolution of the human genome. Continue reading What is Neurodiversity? Does it Exclude People with Severe Disabilities?