Everyone Is Not “A Little” ADHD or Autistic

Yes, there is a spectrum, but you either are or you aren’t. There is no “a little”.

Approximately 6–9% of the population has ADHD, and approximately 2-3% of the population is Autistic. That is nowhere near “everyone”.

“Autistic individuals’ difficulties in smoothly participating in institutions’ social practices can lead to a stigma that lowers their status in the institutions’ social hierarchy.”— Alan Jurgens

Read my article on Meld of Minds.

Published by Neurodiversity MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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