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(UK) Teen pushes for 'Neurodiversity Week'; celebrate the differences

May 14, 2019, (UK) ITV: Neurodiversity: The buzzword on everyone's lips https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2019-05-14/neurodiversity-the-buzzword-on-everyones-lips/ Autism, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia to name but a few. They're all conditions we've heard of, but there's now a word to describe them all. 'Neurodiversity' refers to the different ways the brain can work and interpret information. According to the Department of Education, 15% of students in the UK have a what's called 'learning difference', and now a 16-year old girl wants to honour them all - with the creation of 'Neurodiversity Celebration Week'. … Being neurodivergent includes having ADHD, Autism and Dyslexia and more. All forms of neurodivergence bring strengths as well as difficulties. The creation of this week hopes to celebrate those strengths….