By Yani Hamdani, Nicole Bobbette, Muhammad Irfan Jiwa, & Daniel Share-Strom

From “nothing about us without us!” to “something important to us with us!” This commentary describes experiences of running a research training course for adults labelled with intellectual and developmental disabilities and highlights lessons learned about fostering inclusive collaborations with groups who are often excluded from health and rehabilitation research.

Fiona Höbler

Neurodiversity opened our eyes to the wonderful variations of human experiences, while the social model helps us to see the constructed norms and values that can be disabling to neurodivergent individuals. Here we reconstruct the conversation around stuttering, through the lens of the social model, along with the insight and advocacy of those with lived experience of stuttering and its treatment.