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Giftedness or high intellectual potential: there is no consensus on the definition of giftedness. It is generally accepted that there is a cognitive over-performance and an extraordinary capacity in the interaction between three components of abilities: high intellectual aptitude (reasoning, abstract thinking...), creativity (realization of original creations, innovative solutions to complex problems...) and involvement (interest, motivation, need for accomplishment...). In the workplace, those who are sometimes called "zebras" are creative, adaptive, curious, intuitive, independent, resourceful and always in solution mode. They are particularly fond of stimulating work environments that offer them the opportunity to express their many talents in various fields such as helping people, the arts, innovation and foresight...

NEURODIVERSITY

Atypicalism constitutes a color of being, a different way of apprehending beings and things. Atypicality is the sign of a brain that functions outside the field of the classic individual, drawing the geography of a new individual, with multiple faces and numerous skills that are often misunderstood.

Too often, ignorance, myths and prejudices imprison neuro-atypical people in aspects of incapacity, deficiency, illness, and deficiency, which excludes them from the public and social scenes. However, every day, people with disabilities contribute to the development of our society, of which they are an integral part. Their beautiful personal qualities, their many talents that are not sufficiently exploited, their vision of the world, their different ways of being are so rich that they deserve to be put forward and, without a doubt, will seduce many employers. They have so much to offer!

Dyspraxia is a persistent neurological condition that refers to motor development: challenges in coordinating, automating and sequencing everyday movements. Gripping a writing instrument, for example, can be challenging. Dyspraxic people are particularly efficient in fields such as personal services, information technology, artistic creation...

Learning disabilities are associated with significant difficulties in reading (dyslexia), writing (dysorthography) or with numbers (dyscalculia).

Developmental language disorder (dysphasia) affects… language! The person has clear ideas, but struggles to choose the words to express himself. She sometimes misunderstands what is said to her, as if speaking to her in a foreign language!

Autism/Asperger's is a lifelong neurodevelopmental condition that reflects a way of being that induces different patterns of functioning, cognition, emotional sensitivity, and social interaction. Sensory hypersensitivities, routines and consuming passions are generally observed. Social codes are not innate and need to be clearly articulated. The autistic/Asperger person has many assets to be valued in employment: great loyalty and honesty, frankness, diligence, reliability, meticulousness, great respect for rules and instructions, attention to detail, great intellectual curiosity. For companies, these people are an added value and are particularly at ease in employment fields such as information technology, video game programming/design, engineering, teaching, animal causes, ecology, arts and entertainment as well as in medical-psychological and social sectors...

Tourette syndrome is a permanent neurodevelopmental condition often accompanied by anxiety and expressed by more or less visible involuntary muscle contractions (very frequently: throat clearing, coughing, shoulder shrugging, eye blinking). It can sometimes be accompanied by verbal tics, which appear in certain contexts. In a caring, reassuring and rigorous work environment, these are people who will offer the full measure of their many talents in very diverse fields: medicine, engineering, law, journalism, computer science...

Attention Deficit Disorder refers to the characteristics of a person for whom maintaining attention over a long period of time can be challenging. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) refers to a person who is sometimes hyperactive or hyper-reactive and has persistent attentional difficulties in all daily tasks. These are people who excel in challenging work environments or who require a lot of movement in customer service, medical fields, performing arts, outdoor work...

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