December Call For Submissions

How to write for us and some prompts for inspiration The focus of Neurodiversified is informative and well-written articles about neurodiversity, twice exceptionality, parenting, advocacy, mental health, and education. Read our Call for Submissions on Neurodiversified.

Why Gifted Kid Burnout Is A Thing

Twice Exceptionality (2e): Gifted is not the same as high-achieving Have you seen memes and videos on social media about “gifted kid burnout”? I was that kid, and so was my son at the ripe old age of 7 years old. It’s not what you think. My son was reading chapter books at age sixContinue reading “Why Gifted Kid Burnout Is A Thing”

Struggling in School?

Are you seeing your child struggling in school, yet the school doesn’t feel it’s “that bad“?   I grow weary of hearing comments along the lines of “they’re not struggling enough to qualify for resources.”  Based on whose measure of “struggling“?   If a parent is expressing a concern, then the child is obviously struggling in some way,Continue reading “Struggling in School?”

7 Ways ADHD is Misunderstood

Seven (of the many) ways in which ADHD is about so much more than difficulty sitting still.  Originally posted August 13, 2020 “But he can focus on things he enjoys for hours at a time!”  That was my own reaction when the school psychologist gently suggested that we learn more about ADHD to see ifContinue reading “7 Ways ADHD is Misunderstood”