Byte-sized Nuggets of Neuroscience

This page will be routinely updated with information about relevant and important concepts in neuroscience, cognitive development, education, and psychology. Our intention is to de-mystify and decode technical jargon thereby empowering parents and educators to better incorporate crucial knowledge and know-how into their everyday lives. Check back often!

What is Neurodiversity?

In this video, Amythest Schaber, a 24 year old young woman on the spectrum, discusses the meaning and myths associated with neurodiversity. If you’re interested in learning more, watch the video below and visit her blog here.

Relevant TedTalks

Watch Steve Silberman’s talk about the History of Autism.

Temple Grandin makes the case for why the world needs and benefits from all types of minds…

Alix Generous describes her life with Asperger’s Syndrome