Eye Care for Neurodivergent Patients

This article emphasises the importance of adapting eye care practices to accommodate the unique needs of neurodivergent individuals, including those with conditions such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and Tourette syndrome. The neurodiversity movement is highlighted, advocating for acceptance and understanding of neurological differences. The piece provides practical insights for eye care professionals, encouraging awareness, flexibility, and patience in communication and examination techniques to ensure equal access to eye care for all, especially considering that 15% of the UK population is estimated to be neurodivergent.

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