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Dr. Lawrence Fung, a leader in the field of Neurodiversity discusses his new book Neurodiversity: From Phenomenology to Neurobiology and Enhancing Technologies with Dr. Laura Roberts to explore this fascinating new area. Because the field is in its infancy, there are few authoritative resources for clinicians and educators who wish to understand their neurodiverse patients and students. Dr. Fung and Dr. Roberts provide real-life examples of Neurodiversity in our world.
In this episode
The benefits of SBNM (strengths-based model of neurodiversity) vs deficit model
The opportunities for the neurodiverse workforce and benefits to the companies who hire them
Guidance for families with neurodiverse members
Neurodiversity, is it a disorder or a trait?
Lawrence K. Fung, M.D., Ph.D., is Director of the Stanford University Project and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California. More about Dr. Fung
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