E25: Dr. Ben Potts - Neurodiversity

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Part 3

Discussion around neurodiversity.
Jo McNamara and Naman Julka-Anderson catch up with Dr. Ben Potts as part of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion series (Part 3). 
To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 
1) Reflect upon how your clinical education could be more inclusive to support neurodiverse students and colleagues. 
2) Read this blog post and see what adaptations you could consider implementing in practice http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/opentel/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Designing-learning-for-autistic-students.pdf. Maybe consider how inductions to the department could be adapted? 
3) Reflect upon how you could support neurodiverse patients. 

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Links from podcast:

A Beginner's Guide to Neurodiversity:

A review and discussion of the evolving neurodiversity paradigm within different models:

A 2021 British Medical Association report on doctors and medical students with disabilities and long-term health conditions:

A statement on UK healthcare for ADHD by the UK’s leading experts:

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