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Neurodivergent Vermonters share what inclusion looks like to them

an illustration of human silhouettes in different shades, from red to yellow to blue to deep blue, where the brain of each silhouetted person is show to be a different systems and arrangements, signifying neurodiversity
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"Neurodivergent" is a term used to describe brains that work differently than what is considered "typical."

Call-in discussion: ADHD, dyslexia and autism are just a few examples of how individuals can be neurodivergent. This hour, we’re discussing what it means to think differently than the "typical" mind.

Host Connor Cyrus will talk with newly diagnosed neurodivergent adults and parents of neurodivergent children to hear about their challenges and successes. He'll also talk to advocates who say every brain works differently and that the world should accommodate all brain types.

Our guests are:

Broadcast live on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

Have questions, comments or tips? Send us a message or tweet us @vermontedition.

Connor Cyrus was co-host and senior producer of Vermont Edition from 2021-2023.
Tedra worked on Vermont Edition as a producer and editor from 2022 to 2024.