Neurodiversity is Different Than Mental Health

Neurodiversity is Different Than Mental Health

Learning objectives

  • Gain an understanding of the differences between neurodiversity and mental health.

Course overview

You may have heard the word neurodiversity or neurodivergent. This is a relatively new idea that describes neurodevelopmental or neuropsychiatric conditions like autism, ADHD, speech disorders, dyslexia, learning disabilities, Tourette syndrome, and more. As we'll explain in this course, there's some confusion and controversy surrounding the neurodiversity movement. Here, we'll define neurodiversity and neurovariations, and unpack the differences that exist between neurodiversity and mental health disorders. We'll also talk about the goals surrounding the neurodiversity movement.
  • 7 minutes
  • Format: Video
  • English
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