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To Be Neurodivergent

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The last subject I wish to cover in this book is the important role metacognition has to play in building a neurodiversity movement based on principles of health and resiliency. More people than ever are standing up to express their support for neurodiversity, and thanks to the work of advocates like Temple Grandin, television stars like Whoopee Goldberg, and business leaders like Bill Gates, there is not only greater awareness of the issue but a greater respect too. However, there is a problem facing the neurodiversity movement. It is a problem with conceptualization and a bias that is so widespread, the only way it can possibly be addressed is through the kind of thoughtful discussion-based practice outlined here.

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    This bill has since been updated and is now called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

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Hulbig, P.R. (2023). To Be Neurodivergent. In: The Pedagogy of Self-Authorship. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-41436-7_8

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