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How is ADHD Diagnosed and How to Get a Diagnosis?

Dec13
Featured Image by Tara Winstead, Pexels.com ADHD stands for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. ADHD affects the behaviour of an individual where they may appear restless, find it hard to concentrate at home, school or work, or they may be very impulsive in acting on these decisions. The symptoms of ADHD can

What is a Disability Confident Employer?

Dec09
Featured Image by Sharon McCutcheon, Pexels.com What is a Disability Confident employer & how do I become one? Disability Confident is a Government scheme that aims to develop more disability-inclusive workplaces. The purpose of this is to remove barriers and recognise the potential talent of many individuals with disabilities. Disability

What causes Autism?

Dec06
Featured Image by Polina Kovaleva, Pexels.com What is Autism? Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a spectrum disorder meaning each individual will experience varying levels and types of learning differences. ASD is characterized by repetitive patterns of behaviour and difficulties with social communication. Examples include struggling to

Neurodiversity and The Holiday Season

Dec02
Featured Image by Cottonbro, Pexels.com “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” ♫ The holiday season is upon us. Often regarded as the happiest time of the year, December can be packed with activities and expectations, perhaps even more so this year after the whole country went into Covid

Getting a Job With Dyslexia

Nov29
Featured Image by Cottonbro, Pexels.com At Exceptional Individuals, we provide a dyslexia recruitment service, working with employers and candidates to match the perfect people to the perfect roles. Our neurodiverse team at Exceptional Individuals provide free in-person and online career coaching for dyslexic people, including CV support and advice on

What are the main types of autism?

Nov25
Featured image by Polina Kovaleva, Pexels.com Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a developmental condition that is accompanied by difficulties with social skills, repetitive behaviour, and speech and communication. Autism is not a medical condition or disease that can be treated with medication or “cured”. It is a lifelong

Is Dyspraxia Hereditary?

Nov22
Featured image by Ketut Subiyanto, Pexels.com Dyspraxia, also known as Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), is a condition that affects motor coordination. Adults and children with dyspraxia often struggle with activities that require physical balance, gross and fine motor skills, such as cooking, following directions, playing sports, and driving. Some individuals

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What Are the 5 Types of Autism?

Nov18
Featured Image by Magda Ehlers, Pexels.com What is Autism? According to the National Autistic Society, “Autism is a lifelong developmental disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world.” Around 700,000 people in the U.K, and 1% of people worldwide have autism. People with autism may experience the

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