Mental Health Support For SEN Schools in Devon: 'What's Your Genius?' Workshops

Over the last year, we have delivered mental health support to SEN Schools across Devon thanks to the generous support of Northbrook Community Trust. 

Our ‘What’s Your Genius’ workshop is a fun, lively and interactive 2.5-hour session, where young people learn their unique thinking and learning styles (Genius types), gain confidence in their natural strengths, whilst at the same time learning to avoid comparing themselves with others. 

The broader understanding and acceptance of all genius types enables participants to better understand and collaborate with others through teamwork. 

The workshop stimulates participants to explore what they enjoy in life (their passions) and act in service to others to make this world a better place, to find happiness and realise their potential.

By shining a positive light on a young person’s unique strengths and abilities, the workshops aim to increase awareness, acceptance and understanding of neurodiversity,...

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Lots of young people struggling with mental health also have 'neurodiversity'. If you haven't heard the term before, it means their brain is wired slightly differently to the 'norm' - ADHD, Autism Spectrum, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia are a few you might have heard of?
When a young person has neurodiversity, they can sometimes find certain things more difficult BUT on the flipside they often have what we call a superpower. For example, people with ADHD may have trouble with time management. But they also often have amazing passion, drive, and hyper focus on the things they're interested in and can be amazingly creative.
That's why we love Neurodiversity Celebration Week!
You can download information, ideas and resources to learn about, celebrate and spread awareness about neurodiversity in your family, school or youth club.
When young people understand that although they or a friend or classmate struggle in some areas, they usually excel another and...
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