Christina Waggaman was diagnosed with ADHD in high school. But there was more to her psychologist’s evaluation that didn’t interest her–until she started to run into the limits of that diagnostic frame.
Category Archives: Issue 23: Counterpoints on Diagnosis Culture
Margo Margan was diagnosed with autism when she was seven years old, in an effort to make her eligible for some extra services.
But, as it took her years of struggle to realize, she never needed those services in the first place.
Neurodivergence is all the rage, especially in creative circles. But, contrary to some people’s expectations, that construct is well beyond the point of this site, if it’s even useful at all.