You’re Using the Word “Neurodiversity” Wrong

It’s not a euphemism for disorder.

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The term “neurodiversity” is everywhere lately, and it’s being used in ways that appear to be progressive, but underneath, are really just the same old pathology paradigm re-packaged.

Criticisms of its improper usage mostly focus on grammar — a person cannot be neurodiverse, that is a word that describes a group. An individual…

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Jesse Meadows

writer + digital artist doing critical adhd studies + re-politicizing mental health | they/them