Charts, points, and other behaviour management programs touted as “positive” are actually harmful, and ableist AF.

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I Am Grateful for Teachers and School Staff

First off, I want to express my gratitude to all teachers and school staff everywhere. You have supported our children and students through some very challenging times, and have rarely, if ever, been given due respect for your work.

Teachers are under-appreciated, underpaid, and under-resourced. I have worked in schools…

How executive functions relate to ADHD, Autism, and other divergent brains.

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If you’ve done any reading on neurodivergent brains, you’ve probably come across this term called “executive function”. When people refer to executive function, they are talking about how our brains work to perform certain tasks.

Humans have highly developed brains and our frontal lobes are responsible for overseeing a lot…

Mental Health | Neurodiversity

Or maybe I never really figured out who I was

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“She doesn’t have her own personality, she just acts like whoever she’s with.”

An observant, but cruel bully said this about me, I think I was about 12 years old at the time. As mean as this classmate was to me, this statement was actually spot on, but it was…

Exploring commonalities amongst diverse neurotypes

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Frequently co-occurring conditions

I’ve been exploring as many divergent neurotypes as possible, in particular those that commonly co-occur with autism and ADHD (my neurotypes).

I’m not dyslexic, and I’m not an expert on dyslexia, but ADHD and autism are my special interests. I want to learn as much as possible about their comorbid…

My stories related to misogyny, sexism, and gender issues

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I’m a feminist and I didn’t even know it

Feminism is defined asthe advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes.” I believe in human equality, regardless of gender identity or presentation, but I wouldn’t describe myself as an advocate for women’s rights.

Not because I don’t want to fight for gender equality…

Jillian Enright

She/they. Neurodivergent. 20+ yrs SW & Psych. experience. I write about mental health, neurodiversity, advocacy, education, & parenting. Founder of ADHD 2e MB.

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