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Information chaos is a state of having too much information, not enough information, hard to access information, and just plain wrong information. The information landscape for Autism (ASD) and AD(H)D (Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) and other kinds of neurodivergence is rife with chaos. It’s hard to know where to look for reliable, accurate information. It’s hard to make sense of conflicting information. And it’s hard to sort out fake facts from facts. At Scattergram, we enjoy diving into the chaos and connecting the dots so that we can provide you with the neurodiverse-affirming answers and resources you are looking for.
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This article is written by a self-diagnosed Autistic female-presenting person in the form of a letter to the psychiatrist who found her too ‘high-functioning’ to be on the Autism spectrum, and is the first in our series of neurodivergent voices.
There is a term for what happens when service providers unintentionally do harm to the people seeking their help: Sanctuary Trauma.
Occupational Therapy can provide support with a variety of daily life activities for Neurodivergent individuals with the Step by Step Life Strategy Plans
The philosophy of Scattergram, which permeates all of our services and training, is embodied in our trademarked A.C.C.E.P.T. Program.
The Assessment Minefield, the pitfalls and pluses to getting assessed. We provide resources in this article to find where you can get one.
Significant changes made to the Neurodevelopmental Disorder section in the DSM-V combined a number of diagnoses into these six categories.
If you want to explore questions you have about getting a diagnosis and being neurodivergent, you’ve come to the right place.
Could your social difficulties at school or work or in your personal life have more to do with your brain and nervous system than your personality and upbringing?