Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological disorder that affects about 4% of the UK population.
There is a growing group of people who believe that neurodiversity is a natural and valuable form of human difference.
Neurodiversity is an understanding that not all brains work in the same way. Neurodiversity is the idea that neurological differences are natural and should be respected as such.
Stigma: “The disapproval of an individual or group based on perceivable social characteristics that separate them from other members of society.”
Discrimination: “The unjust treatment of different categories of people, on grounds of race, sex, age, sexuality or disability.”
When supporting individuals with complex and varied mental ill health, it’s important to consider other factors that may hinder their recovery journey.