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Talking About Neuro Diversity Resources

Neurodiversity 

 

Neurodiversity celebrates the idea that there's natural variation in how people's brains work and how people experience, understand and interact with the world. This means there are natural differences in the way people learn and communicate. Below are some resources which can help children to understand neurodiveristy. 

 

Autism:

Below is a video which helps to raise awareness of autism for young children. The video introduces some of the challenges a person with autism may face but, also celebrates some of the incredible talents they may have. 

If your child wishes to learn more about autism, they may choose to read one of the books below:

 

  • My Brother Charlie written by Holly Robinson Peete.
  • Understanding Sam and Asperger Syndrome by Van Niekerk. 
  • My Mummy is Autistic written by Heath Grace and Joanna Grace - 6 to 12 years. 
  • Through the Eyes of Us written by Jon Roberts - 5 years and up.
  • A Different Sort of Normal written by Abigail Balfe - 8 years and up.
  • Can You See Me? written by Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott - 9 years and up. 
  • A Friend for Henry written by Jenn Bailey - 5 years and up.
  • The Space We Are In written by Katya Balen - 9 years and up. 
  • Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! Written by Melaine Walsh - 5 years and up.
  • The Lost Diary of Sami Star written by Karen McCombie - 8 years and up. 
  • Frankie's World written by Aofie Dooley - 9 years and up. 
  • Finding my voice written by Aofie Dooley - 9 years and up. 
  • ​​​​​​​Talking is Not my Thing written by Rose Robbins - 5 to 6 years.
  • Pablo and the Noisy Party written by Andrew Brenner and Sumita Majumdar - 3 to 7 years

 

ADHD:

Below is a video which helps to raise awareness of ADHD for young children. The video introduces some of the challenges a person with ADHD may face but, also celebrates some of the incredible talents they may have. 

If your child wishes to learn more about ADHD, they may choose to read one of the books below:

  • Loud written by Rose Robbins - 4 to 8 years.
  • Cally and Jimmy: Twins Together written by Zoe Antoniades - 7 years and up.
  • Just Like Me written by Louise Gooding - 9 years and up.
  • Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key written by Jack Gantos - 9 years and up. 
  • Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief written by Rick Riordan - 9 years and up.
  • Charlie a Chimp with ADHD written by Jo North - 4 years and up.

 

Dyslexia:

Below is a video which helps to raise awareness of dyslexia for young children. The video introduces some of the challenges a person with dyslexia may face but, also celebrates some of the incredible talents they may have. 

If your child wishes to learn more about Dyslexia, they may choose to read one of the books below:

  • Wilder than the Sea written by Serena Molloy - 8 years up. 
  • Everdark written Abi Elphinstone - 9 years and up.
  • Brian has Dyslexia written by Woody Fox - 5 - 7 years.
  • Moving the Goalposts written by Rob Childs - 8 years and up.
  • Pages & Co: Tilly and the Bookwanderers written by Anna James - 9 years and up.
  • Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief written by Rick Riordan - 9 years and up. 
  • Dylan a Dog with Dyslexia written by Jo North - 4 to 7 years. 
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