Essays about: "neurodiversity"

Found 2 essays containing the word neurodiversity.

  1. 1. Diversity is best : A literary analysis of how Mark Haddon’s “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” may promote understanding and awareness towards the social construct of neurodiversity  

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Julia Hollertz; [2019]
    Keywords : Neurodiversity; English Level 6; Fundamental Values; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Neurotypicality; Social Model of Disability; Accurate Representation; Self-determination; Impairments; Disability;

    Abstract : This essay investigates how the first person narrative of Mark Haddon’s neurodiverse protagonist in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time raises awareness for the complexity of neurodiversity in relation to a neurotypical society. This has been done by applying the critical lens of Disability Studies and Disability Studies in Education to explain how disability is a concept of social and cultural construct. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perceived Psychosocial Work Environment and Support among Employed Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Cross-sectional Survey Study in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Benjamin Kállai; [2018]
    Keywords : autism spectrum disorder; work environment; neurodiversity; job satisfaction; life satisfaction; stress; COPSOQ II; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Based on previous research regarding employment among individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the clinical description of ASD, this study focused on ten work environment factors: emotional demands, variation of work, predictability, role clarity, leadership, social support from colleagues and supervisor, social community, inclusivity, and using strengths. These work environment factors were assessed from the perspective of employed adults with ASD as well as psychologists providing employment support at the Swedish Public Employment Services to adults with ASD. READ MORE