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Neuro means brain, diversity means different. Every one of us has a different brain and thinks in a slightly different way. It is really important that we understand that everyone is different and those differences are what makes us all so special. It’s something to be celebrated!



(From Neurodiversity – What’s that? By Nadine Arthur)


Find out more by clicking on the links below!

Neurodiversity for Children - Part 1 - Different Brains

The first of a 2-part video set that explains neurodiversity to children. It talks about how all our brains are different and shows what our brains do.

Neurodiversity for Children - Part 2 - What is Neurodiversity?

Second in a 2-part video set that educates children about neurodiversity.

Neurodiversity Explained

A video explaining the concept of neurodiversity using Lego.

Autism - Amazing Things Happen - by Alexander Amelines

Professional category finalist Alexander's film gives an uplifting introduction to autism for young non-autistic audiences, aiming to raise awareness, understanding and tolerance in future generations.

What is Autism and What Does it Feel Like? | Operation Ouch | Nugget

Dr Chris and Dr Xand of Operation Ouch explore what autism feels like.

ADHD - Let's talk about ADHD

This animation discusses what it means to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It was co-produced by children with ADHD, their families and carers, and health professionals in the field. It is based on research evidence as well as ideas from children and individuals with lived experienced of ADHD.

Dysgraphia - What it is

Find out about dysgraphia by watching this super animation.

See dyslexia differently

This animation seeks to help young people by shedding light on the real challenges dyslexic children face, whilst also acknowledging their strengths and potential.

Understanding Dyscalculia: Symptoms Explained

Watch this video to learn more about dyscalculia and how children with this specific learning difference may struggle with maths.

Developmental Disorders in Children - Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)

What is Developmental Coordination Disorder? Find out all about DCD and get a better understanding of this learning difference.

Tourette's Syndrome

What is Tourette's Syndrome? What are tics? What do tics look like? In this video, you'll see some of the most common tics that may be an early warning sign for Tourette's Syndrome.

Things Everyone Should Know About Irlen Syndrome

Find out more about Irlen Syndrome. What is it? How is it caused? What happens to people with Irlen Syndrome?


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