A new concept on human diversity has emerged over the past 10 years that promises to revolutionise the way educators provide services to students with specials needs: neurodiversity. Just as we celebrate diversity in nature and cultures, so too do we need to honour the diversity of brains among our students who learn, think and behave differently. In Neurodiversity in the Classroom, best-selling author Thomas Armstrong argues that we should embrace the strengths of such neurodiverse students to help them and their neurotypical peers thrive in school and beyond.
This innovative book focuses on five categories of specials needs: learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, intellectual disabilities, and emotional and behavioural disorders. For each category, Armstrong provides and in-depth discussion of:
This practical and thought-provoking book will inspire teachers and administrators everywhere to make sure that all students with special needs get the support and strength-based instruction they deserve.