Ep. 168: 5 Tips for Supporting Neurodivergent Youth

Jan 16, 2024 | 0 comments

Welcome to the new year of Diverse Thinking Different Learning! We’re setting the stage for a great year of celebrating neurodiversity and recognizing it as a spectrum that encompasses a range of differences. Our goal is to highlight the strengths and unique qualities of neurodivergent individuals while also challenging stigmas and stereotypes.

In this quick episode, you’ll learn five quick tips for supporting neurodivergent youth. We will focus on these topics and more throughout the year. Be sure to check out the recommended episodes below and join our email list so you don’t miss out!

Show Notes:

[1:22] – Neurodiversity is the natural variation in the human brain which encompasses a wide range.

[3:30] – Tip #1: Cultivate a strength-based approach.

[4:10] – Tip #2: Promote inclusive education practices.

[4:44] – Tip #3: Foster social inclusion.

[5:53] – Tip #4: Provide resources and training.

[6:13] – Tip #5: Challenge stereotypes and stigmas.

 

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The Diverse Thinking Different Learning podcast is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or legal advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Additionally, the views and opinions expressed by the host and guests are not considered treatment and do not necessarily reflect those of ChildNEXUS, Inc or the host, Dr. Karen Wilson.