Neurodiversity and Trauma for People with Developmental Disabilities

7/13/2023; 72 minutes

As part of the 2023 Developmental Disabilities Conference, Heather Brown talks about neurodiversity and trauma for people with developmental disabilities. Brown explores the importance of recognizing individual strengths and possibilities, rather than pathologizing neurodivergent individuals. She shares her perspectives on interventions for individuals with intellectual or cognitive impairments, highlighting the potential benefits of mindfulness-based training programs. She also talks about the significance of collaboration, inclusivity, and how society can create a supportive environment. Recorded on 03/03/2023. (#38878)

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