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Concise Neurodiverse User's Guide to the Library: Why do we have a user's guide?
Options to help with executive function and working memory
Explicit and clear expectations
What is neurodiversity?
Neurodiverse = neurodivergent = neurovariant.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Auditory processing disorder
Visual processing disorder
Neurodiverse minds are not:
Inferior to neurotypical minds
The same from person to person
Not all autistic people are socially awkward
The same from situation to situation
A dyslexic person may find reading easy enough when they are well rested and in a quiet space
Make our content accessible from the start so you don't have to ask to be included
Provide enough variety that contradictory accessibility needs are met
For example, we have this Concise Neurodiverse User's Guide for people who need short chunks of content, and the Detailed Neurodiverse User's Guide for people who need everything spelled out specifically.