Source of Publication
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development
In a world that celebrates diversity, the realm of autism support is undergoing a shift — one guided by the principles of neurodiversity. This manuscript presents a compelling argument for embracing neurodiversity as the cornerstone of a new era in autism support. Through a meticulous exploration of evidence-based practices and innovative strategies, it underlines the fundamental role of personalized and inclusive interventions, the development of assistive technologies, the integration of mindfulness, and the significance of self-directed learning in nurturing the empowerment of autistic individuals. Drawing from a wealth of research, this manuscript establishes the profound impact of neurodiversity on academic achievement, socio-emotional well-being, and overall quality of life for autistic individuals. It calls upon teachers, caregivers, and society at large to actively embrace neurodiversity and advocate for inclusive support systems, ultimately redefining autism support and fostering empowerment among a diverse and exceptional community.
Efthymiou, Efthymia, "Embracing Neurodiversity" (2023). All Works. 6294.
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