Divergents Blog


  •  7/24/2021 11:35 PM

Mitchell argues that most of the diagnostic decisions in Special Education are political/financial not scientific. Mitchell encourages reforms to bring the system into alignment with the science.

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  •  6/12/2021 04:32 PM

Contributing editors are an invaluable part of the Divergents staff, requiring creative as well as collaborative responsibilities which increase in the weeks prior to production.

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  •  2/24/2021 11:19 AM

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  •  10/7/2020 11:07 AM

Mitchell explores who gets to be part of the "Divergent" club -- science vs. politics.

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  •  7/8/2020 09:37 PM

Divergents Magazine is a natural offspring of Landmark College. The radical idea to found a college for divergent learners created a network of divergent writers, artists, and thinkers.

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  •  5/26/2020 11:10 PM

As everything else about education has changed, it is time to demand an end to unquestioned, neurotypical privilage!

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  •  5/10/2020 02:37 PM

As a woman, sharing a house with four dyslexic men, Sarah Mitchell articulated a vision of Neurodiversity before the word existed.

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  •  4/13/2020 06:20 PM

#TNBS Challenge: Anytime you come across examples of people from the neurotypical community patronizing or dismissing a person with divergent neurology, hashtag it #TNBS Thank you, Divergents

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  •  1/23/2020 10:02 AM

Here are some suggestions to reform Special Education, lifted from a piece "The Bigotry of Normal" now under review.

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  •  1/22/2020 07:58 PM

“Yes I’m (Divergent)! I’m proud of it!

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  •  1/9/2020 12:42 PM

Ben Mitchell reflects on the recent spate of research into ADHD and Meditation.

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