Neurodiversity

Discover resources created to support individuals and families with neurodiversity, such as autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and other learning and thinking differences.

Neurodiversity is an approach to learning and disability that argues diverse neurological conditions are the result of normal variations in the human genome.

This term originated in the late 1990s from sociologist Judy Singer as a challenge to prevailing views of neurological diversity as inherently pathological.

Her hope and objective was to shift the focus of discourse about ways of thinking and learning away from the usual litany of deficits, disorders, and impairments (Disabled World, 2020).

 

Community Living Case Management

CLCM provides a wide range of services for individuals and their families who are eligible for services under the Developmental Disabilities criteria in Josephine, Douglas, Curry, and Coos counties.

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Disabled World

People with disabilities are the largest minority group any person can join at any time, and due to accidents and old age eventually do. Discover information including disabled news and statistics regarding world disabilities, medical breakthroughs, and disability research studies.

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Local resources

JosephineLINK connects Josephine County residents to the resources they need. Access up-to-date information for community organizations. This resources is updated regularly by your librarians with the most current contact information, hours, locations, and links.

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ADHD

Daily Strength
Join one of hundreds of online support groups in this safe and easy to access online resource.
Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy
Psychology Journal is a peer reviewed journal that publishes articles in all areas of psychology.
HealthfulChat: ADHD Chatroom
HealthfulChat knows how important it is to be in contact with others in the same position as you. Connect with others in this attention deficit hyperactivity disorder peer support group.

Autism

Autism Live!
Autism Live is a free resource for the Autism community and the world at large with live broadcasts on several times a week and free podcasts on YouTube, iTunes and Roku.
Fathering Autism
Battling the stigma of ASD (autism spectrum disorder) with a first hand look into the struggles, joy, and comedy of fathering autism.
OpenDoors Therapy
Explore different aspects of neurodiversity, such as social skills in the workplace, women with autism, navigating college, and more.