Author: Society for Neurodiversity (CIO)

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Simple Template Letter Helps Autistic People Claim Benefits

Working in conjunction with the NHS in Calderdale and the Sheffield Autism and Neurodevelopment Service, the Society for Neurodiversity (S4Nd), has produced a template letter that is set to help hundreds of Autistic people make claims for benefits. The letter is now available to all GPs, which in turn will make it simpler and easier for Autistic people to obtain the proof of diagnosis they need to access a range of benefits.

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Peer Support Groups

S4Nd’s peer support groups are run by and for neurodiverse people. The groups offer members mutual support, guidance and the sharing of information.All S4Nd peer support groups are open to anyone who identifies as neurodiverse. Groups are held monthly on Sundays using Zoom and take place from 2.30-4pm. They follow the same principles as the Moots

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Neurodiversity

Annual members survey

Society for Neurodiversity is a member-led charitable organisation that wants to deliver what our members want, not what we (management board) think you need. The survey questions are based upon what some of our members have told us, but S4Nd wants to make sure everyone has an opportunity to have their say.

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How To Guide : Search Tool

Looking for information? The Members’ Area Search tool is powerful and a great way to find information (especially when you know what you are looking

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Website Accessibility

It was always our intention that S4Nd would be “virtual”. For many neurodivergent people, the idea of having to go somewhere can sometimes be a step too far. Being virtual gives people better access – the members area is available to use 24 hours a day. Geography is not a barrier to the virtual world, so it does not matter that we are based in Calderdale. Being virtual means we can reach far more people and create a dedicated, safe space for people to connect through shared interests.

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Neurodiversity

S4Nd OGM – Mon 8 Feb 2021

Earlier this week, we held the first Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) of 2021, online via Zoom. The recording of the meeting has now been uploaded

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Whats On
Whats On

What’s On, November 2020

All the latest from the S4Nd community about Whats On in November 2020 including our New Website, Assessment choice, Mindful movement and lots more!

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Blog

Our society blog includes posts from anyone involved in S4Nd. Topics range from personal experiences of reasonable adjustment at work to insider views of special areas of interest such as the second world war.

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Neurodiversity

Understanding Tourette’s

Find out what it’s like to be Tourettic first-hand from society member Beth Greenwood. Beth shared her lived experience with other members at one of our online Moots in August 2020.

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