Create an Inclusive Classroom Community by Learning Neurodiversity and Brain Science
March includes both Neurodiversity Celebration Week and Brain Science Awareness Week.
Helping students learn about neurodiversity and brain science helps to create an inclusive classroom community while building empathy and self-awareness. Here are a few ways you and your students can explore brain science and neurodiversity.
Learn About Neurodiversity
According to this Harvard Medical School article, neurodiversity “describes the idea that people experience and interact with the world around them in many ways; there is no one “right” way of thinking, learning, and behaving, and differences are not viewed as deficits.”
Approximately 15-20% of the population has a …