How do I know if I am Neurodivergent?

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How do I know if I am Neurodivergent?

How do I know if I am Neurodivergent?

The National Institute of Stroke and Neurological Disorders lists the following as typical signs of someone who is neurodivergent:

  • a lack of babbling or pointing by the age of 12 months.
  • poor eye contact.
  • no smiling or social responsiveness.
  • not responding to their name.

How can I tell if I'm autistic?

Signs of autism in adults

  • finding it hard to understand what others are thinking or feeling.
  • getting very anxious about social situations.
  • finding it hard to make friends or preferring to be on your own.
  • seeming blunt, rude or not interested in others without meaning to.
  • finding it hard to say how you feel.

How to know if you have neurodivergence or dyslexia?

  • You can take the online tests to see if you have neurodivergence, such as dyslexia or dyspraxia, or for others that are less documented, such as dyscalculia and dysgraphia. Check out all our quizzes below: Please note: the tests are not for diagnosis, just to indicate whether you may have traits of that neurodiversity.

How to find out if you have neurodivergence?

  • We Have a Large Collection of Free Quizzes... ...that see whether you have traits of learning difference. You can take the online tests to see if you have neurodivergence, such as dyslexia or dyspraxia, or for others that are less documented, such as dyscalculia and dysgraphia.

How to get a diagnosis for hyperlexia UK?

  • Hyperlexia UK’s Getting a diagnosis: http://www.spanglefish.com/hyperlexiauk/hyperlexia-gettingadiagnosis.asp The NHS website also has web pages on how to get diagnosed with some of the aforementioned neurodivergent conditions.

Is there a propensity for neurodiversity in the UK?

  • The National Institute of Economic and Social Research highlighted this point in a study conducted for ACAS in 2016 (the UK Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service), which explained that there is a “Propensity for neurodivergent individuals to be stereotyped according to the more well-known characteristics of their condition.”

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