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Neurodiversity @ Southwood



"Neurodiversity" refers to the variety in how people's brains function. It suggests that there isn't a single "right" way for the brain to operate. Rather, individuals perceive and react to the world in diverse ways, and these distinctions should be welcomed and supported.













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Neurodiversity stories 


Below are a range of stories to read or watch with your child to celebrate the differences within neurodiversity.


Stories That Never Stand Still is a book which celebrates ADHD.




All Of My Stripes is a story which follows a young zebra who learns to understand how he is different.

My Brain Is Magic is a story to celebrate sensory needs.


A Day With No Words is by an author with autism, who also has two autistic boys, she shares what life can look like for families who use nonverbal communication. 8&t=94s

My Brain Is A Race Car is a story to help understand a neurodivergent ADHD brain.