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A guide dedicated to actively researching neurodiversity and seeking neurodiverse literature and media.


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Harvard Business Review: Neurodiversity as a Competitive Advantage

Many people with neurological conditions such as autism spectrum disorder and dyslexia have extraordinary skills, including in pattern recognition, memory, and mathematics. Yet they often struggle to fit the profiles sought by employers.
A growing number of companies, including SAP, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, and Microsoft, have reformed their HR processes in order to access neurodiverse talent—and are seeing productivity gains, quality improvement, boosts in innovative capabilities, and increased employee engagement as a result.


Harvard Health Publishing: What is Neurodiversity?

Neurodiversity describes the idea that people experience and interact with the world around them in many different ways; there is no one "right" way of thinking, learning, and behaving, and differences are not viewed as deficits.


The Neurodiversity Podcast: The Tricky Transition From High School to Higher Ed

Entering college can be a pivotal and challenging journey, especially for neurodivergent individuals. On episode 208, we look at what happens when traditional paths don't align with diverse needs. From systemic shifts in college admissions to the importance of soft skills beyond academics, we're talking about what it takes to thrive in higher education. Joining us is Elizabeth West, CEO of EWC College Consulting, who brings a wealth of knowledge on guiding neurodivergent students through their college journey
The Neurodiversity Podcast: Myths, Barriers, and Supports for Twice-Exceptionality
How important is early identification and evaluation of twice-exceptionality? And what are some common myths about 2e people? Julie Skolnick is the author of 'Gifted and Distractible: Understanding, Supporting, and Advocating for Your Twice-Exceptional Child,' and she joins Emily to bring insights that can empower parents who are starting on this journey with their children.

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Research Disclosure

Triton College Library uses the Library of Congress classification for digital and physical materials. Library materials are organized according to Library of Congress Subject Headings and use the keywords associated with Library of Congress controlled vocabularies. 

Note on Subject Headings: “Terminology changes, and like all classification systems, the Library of Congress Subject Headings contain some outdated and possibly offensive terms and may not contain the newest terminology.” (University of Maryland Libraries DEI Research Guide

It may be necessary for you to use outdated and possibly offensive terminology in order to conduct your research, though you may choose not to use that terminology yourself in your writing or speech.

Keywords (UC Berkeley Library's Disability Studies Guide): Abledness, Ableism, Accessible, Access, Aging, Deaf, Deaf Studies, Disability, Disabled, Dis/ability, Disease, Enable, Inclusion, Normative, Normalcy, Sick, Sickness, Universal design.

Subject Headings (Chicago History Museum's Disability Studies Guide):

  • Blind
  • Children with disabilities
  • Community mental health services
  • Deaf
  • Mental health services
  • Mentally ill
  • People with disabilities
  • Dwarfs (Persons)*
  • Social work with people with disabilities

*This term is outdated. The term "little person" or "person with dwarfism" are preferred (University of Washington)

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