Neurodiversity in Music: Embracing Creative Differences
Every musician has a different creative process, but for some it goes a little deeper than you think. In this recent post on MusicThinkTank, contributor Sam Bowman shares how neurodiverse musicians may create differently.
“Neurodevelopmental differences are starting to come to light in society more than ever. Conditions like ADHD, autism, and other learning disabilities aren’t always met with the stigmas and stereotypes they once were. While that’s great news for those dealing with those differences, there are always more ways for people to expand their understanding and acceptance –
– especially when it comes to music.
Neurodiverse people often experience the world in different ways. Their differences can help to shape their identity, but they also tend to have unique perspectives on what’s going on around them. “