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    Community Voices

    Who has dysgraphia or dyscalculia?

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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is MyGalSAL. I'm here because I was diagnosed with ADHD at 61. I'm probably autistic, dysgraphia and dyscalculia both scream my name.


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    Teachers & Parents 🧭

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    Neurodiverse Adults zoom meetings 🧭♾

    We meet every two weeks as a group of Neurodivergent adults (including ADHD, autism, dyspraxia, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, everyone is welcome - diagnosed or self-identified)

    Wednesday June 8, 1:00 PM EDT (07:00 PM Brussels time)

    Join Zoom Meeting

    Meeting ID: 829 7095 4687
    Passcode: 758426

    Tuesday June 21, 1:00PM EDT (07:00 PM Brussels time)

    Join Zoom Meeting

    Meeting ID: 850 4627 3028
    Passcode: 026829

    Social Media for Neurodivergent Adults and their Work / Life balance:

    #support #neurodiverseadults #navigatingneurodivergence #network #zoom #nd

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    Parents and Teachers of ND Students 🧭♾

    From time to time teachers and parents meet to discuss neurodiversity and any problems you are having.

    Social Media for Parents and Teachers, about Family Life and Education for Neurodiverse Children and Young People - autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia, and coexisting conditions.


    Social Media - linktr.ee/ADHD_ASC_and_LD_Belgium

    #resources #support #assistance #navigatingneurodivergence #parents #teachers #neurodiversity #nd

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    Do any of you on here have Dysgraphia, I have a few questions:

    How does this affect your daily life? Does writing on a computer make things better than writing on paper or is it about the same? I have ADHD and know that Dysgraphia is a comorbidity of ADHD

    #ADHD #Dysgraphia

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    Amy Nielsen

    When It Comes to Neurodiversity, Awareness Isn't Enough

    Neurodiversity has been around since the existence of humankind. According to Natalia Lyckowski, Global Neurodiversity@IBM Business Resource Group Co-Chair at IBM, “Even in the earliest communities, the NDers (those who are neurodivergent) in many cases may have been the Holy People – or the Medicine Workers of the community. People who had the capacity to remember which exact leaf could cure or kill, that could hear predators or prey coming before others, those that had big ideas. Somewhere along our human timeline, many such individuals became outcasts…and that’s a bit where we are still stuck today.” Currently, it is estimated that approximately 30-40 percent of the population is neurodivergent, meaning their brains are not neurotypical. Neurodivergent conditions include autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, Tourette’s, and more, and can often co-exist with mental health disorders. Coined in the 1990s by Australian sociologist Judy Singer, neurodiversity encompasses the belief that these neurological differences in the brain aren’t deficits but rather are normal and natural deviations in the human genome. As a mother of an autistic son, I appreciate the term neurodivergent. It helps to remove the stigma that often surrounds individuals who are not neurotypical. If you don’t have a neurodivergent family member, they are in your communities, neighborhoods, places of employment, and schools. A clear understanding of their challenges and strengths can help us as a society meet these individuals where they are while capitalizing on the contributions they can make in the world we all share. According to an article in Harvard Business Review titled Neurodiversity is a Competetive Advantage, “Many people with these disorders [neurodivergent conditions] have higher-than-average abilities; research shows that some conditions, including autism and dyslexia, can bestow special skills in pattern recognition, memory, or mathematics.” The article also says that even though these employees might require some accommodations such as noise-canceling headphones, a quiet-private workspace, or others, the return is worth it. Embracing the Neurodiversity Movement means individuals with neurodivergent conditions no longer must mask their differences to be seen by society as a whole. It means moving from passive awareness to actively accepting neurodivergent individuals and advancing the cause for full inclusivity. “The culture change we need to accept neurodivergent people is just like getting a garden ready. Most seeds and plants can’t grow in sand alone. We need fertile ground. If you change the environment and get rid of the rocks and sticks, new seeds can take root and the plants already trying to grow there can blossom.” – Natalia (La Duca) Lyckowski – Global Neurodiversity@IBM Business Resource Group Co-Chair at IBM

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    Research opportunity- environmental & natural scientists 👩‍🔬🧑‍🔬

    News item sent on behalf of Professor Teresa Fernandes, Heriot Watt University (HWU)

    HWU won NERC funding recently to survey and conduct focus groups in order to identify improvements to supporting neurodiverse people in science careers. Could you please send this email to your distribution. We want to cast the net as widely as possible in order to get as good a picture as possible.

    We seek neurodivergent* environmental and natural scientists to respond to our survey. Our project, Enabling NeuroDiverse Inclusive Science Careers (ENDISC), focuses on improving the inclusion of disabled and neurodivergent researchers.

    What do we mean by neurodivergent? *Neurodivergent individuals have neurocognitive differences, who may experience autism, including Asperger's, ADD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and/or Tourette's syndrome. (Note this does not need to be clinically diagnosed.) If this sounds like you, we'd like you to complete this survey:

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    👉🏻 Upcoming Neurodiverse Adult Support Meetings

    🌍 ADHD, ASC & LD Belgium meet with people online every two weeks as a group of neurodiverse adults (including ADHD, autism, dyspraxia, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, everyone is welcome - diagnosed or self-identified)

    📧 Please email info@adhd-edu.be should you wish to join the meeting.

    🗓 Dates for these meeting are set at 7pm Brussels time (1:00PM EST)

    Wednesday 16 March, Tuesday 29 March
    Tuesday 12 April , Wednesday 27 April
    Wednesday 11 May 7pm, Tuesday 24 May
    Wednesday 8 June , Tuesday 21 June
    Wednesday 6 July 7pm