It's estimated that around one in five people are neurodivergent
, but indeed, the person who coined the term points out that everyone is neurodiverse, since no two humans are identical. Still, for the purposes of our discussion, the umbrella terms “neurodivergent” and “neurodiverse” may encompass autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and tics, among others
. Neurodiversity Hub goes on to explain the portmanteau of “neurological” and “diversity” originated in the late 1990s in objection to the idea that neurodivergence is strictly pathological and ought to be corrected.