By Lois Prislovsky,Barb Rentenbach

A candid, useful, and defiantly humorous advisor to embracing neurological differences--from a bitingly witty autistic mute and her dyslexic, ADHD-wired, lesbian therapist.
Shattering the normal concept of incapacity, Neurodiversity sheds gentle on autism spectrum illness (ASD), realization deficit problems (ADD/ADHD), dyslexia, and different neurological transformations as common human diversifications with their very own demanding situations and strengths. whereas subsidized by means of mind technology, the authors write from own adventure. Speechless (literally) as a result of serious autism, Barb Rentenbach communicates through typing one letter at a sort. (Though "disguised as a bad thinker," she's innovative, devoted, and particularly patient.) Her therapist and buddy, Lois Prislovsky, Ph.D., is an academic psychologist whose specific characteristics comprise dyslexia and ADHD. (She's additionally married to a lady, a mother to a teenage son, and enjoys any new problem - the wackier the better.) In alternating chapters, Barb and Lois proportion real-life tales, mind-opening insights, and down-to-earth suggestion to inspire every person to determine past labels, deal with others with admire, and aid each one targeted individual turn into his or her optimum self.  
Written with honesty, compassion, and ribald humor, Neurodiversity deals reassurance and functional counsel for fogeys, educators, employers, LGBT households, and somebody who loves somebody who's assorted. Readers will discover:
* The payoff of presuming competence and listening good (even to non-verbal people).
* Do's and don'ts for coping with nervousness. (Do facilitate optimism. do not overprotect.)
* how one can aid ADHD little ones excel, with out drugs. (Tips: restrict entry to games yet do not make unrealistic regulations on movement.)...and even more.    
"Autism is my prism, now not my prison," Barb Rentenbach pronounces. A enjoyable tackle severe concerns, Neurodiversity presents splendidly diverse views on figuring out how diversified brains imagine and maximizing our collective human strength.  
"This e-book is full of hilarious, fresh, and touching tales approximately utilizing modifications in methods you will by no means think and aren't continually PC...The key's acknowledging and dealing to appreciate what makes up your neurologically diversified mind and THRIVING in its complexities." --Emma Willmann, comic    

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