Recently Matt sat down with Andy Barden of Think Unconventional on his podcast. They talk about Matt journey with dyslexia from his early years of worrying about judgment a radical, through to getting a degree in his early 30’s and now working as a design engineer and setting up this website.
Discover the impact of micro-traumas on neurodivergent individuals in this episode with host Matt Head and Devon Lowndes, Co-founder of ‘Self Agency.’ Delve into the 1,500 micro-traumas experienced by neurodivergent people during primary school, ranging from dismissive phrases to attacks on self-worth. Devon, who has Dyslexia and ADHD, shares firsthand experiences and emphasizes that while these traumas lack physical scars, they manifest within, affecting all aspects of life. The episode explores the crucial need for belongingness and how it empowers those with dyslexia to thrive. Devon advocates for recognizing the strengths neurodivergent individuals bring to society, calling for understanding and valuing conditions like dyscalculia, dyspraxia, OCD, Tourette syndrome, and more. Uncover insights on navigating challenges, embracing authenticity, and evolving organizational cultures to accommodate neurodiversity. Keywords: belongingness, micro-traumas, neurodiversity, ADHD, dyslexia.