New PDF release: Neurodiversity: Discovering the Extraordinary Gifts of

By Thomas Armstrong

ISBN-10: 0738213543

ISBN-13: 9780738213545

A new time period has emerged from the incapacity circulation long ago decade to aid switch the way in which we predict approximately neurological problems: Neurodiversity.

ADHD. Dyslexia. Autism. The variety of different types of health problems indexed by means of the yank Psychiatric organization has tripled some time past fifty years. With such a lot of humans stricken by our transforming into “culture of disabilities,” it not is sensible to carry directly to the deficit-ridden proposal of neuropsychological illness.

With the sensibility of Oliver Sacks and Kay Redfield Jamison, psychologist Thomas Armstrong deals a innovative point of view that reframes many neuropsychological problems as a part of the typical variety of the human mind instead of as definitive health problems. Neurodiversity emphasizes their optimistic dimensions, exhibiting how individuals with ADHD, bipolar sickness, and different stipulations have inherent evolutionary merits that, matched with definitely the right setting or ecological area of interest, will help them in achieving dignity and wholeness of their lives.

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