Neurodiversity refers to the natural variation in how individuals’ brains function, process information, and experience the world. It emphasizes the idea that neurological differences, including conditions such as Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Dyslexia, and others, are simply variations of the human brain rather than deviations from a “normal” or typical brain. 

The infographic presented below provides a greater explanation of neurodiversity and its correlation with substance use. Additionally, it incorporates several recommendations aimed at delivering an optimal educational experience for students exhibiting neurodivergent traits. 

Published: August 2023