Lauren created this book in response to the underwhelming resources regarding different neurological types. It hosts a variety of educational topics surrounding the concept of neurodiversity, from learning about terminology to the origin of the Neurodiversity movement. As a person with ADHD and autism, Lauren hopes to use her own experiences to help others. Alongside the illustrative graphics, readers of all ages will realize that through embracing our differences, we can all better appreciate ourselves as individuals.
About the Auithor:
Lauren is a high school senior from Ontario, Canada. She is also a teen author, who is passionate about neuroscience and neurodiversity. Due to her own experiences with having ADHD and Autism, she aspires to end the implicit gender gap among neurodiverse females. She created "DiverseNeuro", to increase academic efforts surrounding neurodiversity. Lauren also is committed to her advocacy work as a core committee member of the NNEA initiative (Network for K-12 Advocacy and Education) with the Stanford Neurodiversity Project.
This is a great starter guide with information about 360 (of the over 450 colleges), that currently have services and/or Programs for students with learning differences.
Hamblet outlines the "7 steps to success," for students with disabilities, which students and parents need to know in making a successful transition from High School to College. As a Learning Specialist at Columbia University, she currently supports students with Executive Functioning and study skills. She has also worked in secondary schools as a Special Education Teacher / Case Manager and at other colleges in their Learning Services departments.
This 3rd edtion book features new affordable tools to improve and compensate for challenges related to: speaking, understanding, reading, writing and thinking and remembering. Strategies to help students becomes more organized and efficient are also included.
An easy to read, well-documented, well-resourced book, that if utilized, facilitates the relationship between any teen and their parents. It can also assist teens in developing better executive functioning skills.