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Neurodiversity celebration week

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1654: tabled on 16 March 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 30 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognizes Neurodiversity Celebration week which commences on March 15th; understands 720,000 children celebrate Neurodiversity week worldwide; acknowledges that at least 15% of children in the U.K have a learning difference; notes that a lot of neurodiverse children have negative school experiences; further recognizes it’s important to change the narrative surrounding developmental difficulties, including ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia; understands that neurodiversity is a strength and applauds the creativity and innovation of our neurodiverse children; celebrates the work of the founder and campaigner Siena Castellon of neurodiversity celebration week who recently won the Commonwealth Youth Award; and further notes the importance of championing neurodiversity and challenging stigma associated with developmental difficulty.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Gwynne, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2021
Denton and Reddish
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 March 2021
Arfon
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2021
South Shields
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Moran, Layla
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2021
Oxford West and Abingdon
Lockhart, Carla
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 March 2021
Upper Bann
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2021
Huddersfield
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2021
Alyn and Deeside
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2021
Bedford
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 March 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 March 2021
Ceredigion
Blake, Olivia
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2021
Sheffield, Hallam
Wilson, Munira
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2021
Twickenham
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2021
Birkenhead
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2021
Ealing, Southall
Mishra, Navendu
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2021
Stockport
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2021
Liverpool, Riverside
Hanvey, Neale
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2021
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 March 2021
South Antrim
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 24 March 2021
Belfast South
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 March 2021
Glasgow Central
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 March 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 March 2021
East Antrim
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 13 April 2021
Brighton, Pavilion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.