The people behind ND in STEM – researchers, educators, caregivers, students, and other community members – are exploring the intersection of neurodiversity and STEM. Contributors to this collection share information to inspire inclusion, stories to demonstrate lived experience, and research to educate and inform the field.

Comments and reactions welcome at ndinstem@terc.edu.

Equipping Neurodivergent Students for Success
Equipping Neurodivergent Students for Success

A letter from the parent of neurodivergent students whose school embraced their learning differences and encouraged them to succeed.

Ms. Bradbury’s Classroom
Ms. Bradbury’s Classroom

This is the first blog post in a series of excerpts from Jodi Asbell Clarke's book, Reaching and Teaching Neurodivergent Learners: Strategies for Embracing Uniquely Talented Problem Solvers. It introduces Jodi's experience meeting neurodivergent learners in Ms. Bradbury's classroom.

TERC Undergrad Internship Opportunity
TERC Undergrad Internship Opportunity

Learn more about this opportunity to conduct an independent STEM education research project this summer with TERC! Each project will have a particular focus on fostering equity in STEM and STEM education and enhancing transformative social justice.

INFACT Materials for Families
INFACT Materials for Families

Links for families to download INFACT's Barrier Game and Jigsaw Puzzles activity.

Neurodiversity in the STEM Workforce
Neurodiversity in the STEM Workforce

A quick introduction to the benefits of neurodiversity in the STEM workforce, including hiring practices and stigmas faced by job seekers. 

Pieces and Puzzles
Pieces and Puzzles

A mother's perspective on supporting the executive function of her neurodiverse child using puzzles and board games.

Computational Thinking and Executive Function: Where Neurodiversity Shines
Computational Thinking and Executive Function: Where Neurodiversity Shines

Educators understand more and more these days that each student’s brain works a little bit differently.

Considering Cognitive Load in Computational Thinking Teaching and Learning
Considering Cognitive Load in Computational Thinking Teaching and Learning

Applying science to enhance learning based on cognitive load theory.

Why Neurodiversity in STEM?
Why Neurodiversity in STEM?

This post advocates for including neurodivergent students when teaching STEM education. Neurodiversity recognizes brain differences and emphasizes assets over deficits.


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