Information about different neurodivergent conditions and how to support staff with those conditions.
Autism - a developmental disorder that is characterised by difficulties with social communication, social interaction and social imagination.
ADHD - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects people's behaviour. People with ADHD can seem restless, may have trouble concentrating and may act on impulse (NHS, 2022).
Dyslexia and dyspraxia - Dyslexia may be thought of as a discrepancy between written and verbal language abilities. Dyspraxia is an impairment in the organisation of movement.
Dyscalculia - Dyscalculia affects a person’s ability to understand, recall or use numerical information.
Tourette’s syndrome - Tourette’s Syndrome is a neurological condition characterised by a combination of involuntary and repeated movements and sounds.