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ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is a lifelong neurodevelopmental condition characterised by persistent patterns of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity or combined.

Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC)

Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) is a complex neurodevelopmental condition characterised by challenges in social interaction, communication, cognitive processes and sensory differences. The term "spectrum" reflects the wide variation in challenges and strengths possessed by each autistic person.


Dyscalculia is a learning disability that affects a person's ability to process and understand number-based information and maths.


Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is characterised by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities.


Dyspraxia, also known as Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), is a neurological condition that affects process information, movement and coordination.


Neurodivergent is a term used to describe individuals whose neurological development and functioning differ from what is considered typical or "neurotypical" in society. These differences can encompass a wide range of conditions, including autism, ADHD, dyslexia, Tourette syndrome.


Neurodiversity is a concept that acknowledges and celebrates the natural variation in human neurocognitive functioning. It suggests that neurological differences, such as those found in autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and other conditions, should be recognised and respected as a normal part of human diversity, rather than being pathologies or viewed solely as deficits.

Pathological demand avoidance (PDA)

Pathological demand avoidance (PDA) Pathological (“extreme”) demand avoidance (PDA) involves obsessively avoiding routine demands and extreme emotional variability. It is clinically linked to autism spectrum disorder.


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 Neurodiversity at Work: Drive Innovation, Performance and Productivity with a Neurodiverse Workforce

Kirby. A. and Smith.T. (2021)

Kogan Page

ISBN-13 978-1839970146


The Pocket Guide to Neurodiversity

Aherne. D. (2023)

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN-13 978-1839970146


Autism in Adults (Overcoming Common Problems)

Beardon.L. (2021)

Sheldon Press



Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World That Wasn't Designed for You

Nerenberg. J. (2021)


ISBN-13 978-0062876805


The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

Hendrickx. S. (2009)

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

SBN-13 978-1849857055

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