Measuring Intelligence: The Issue With IQ Tests For Neurodivergents

An exploration of why IQ tests are harmful to the neurodivergent community from an autistic perspective.

A white pencil sitting on top of a fill in the bubble test
Photo by Nguyen Dang Hoang Nhu on Unsplash

The measure of success in society is often based on intelligence. At the same time, people in positions of power are automatically assumed to be smarter than the average person…



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Tas (they/them)

Tas (they/them)


We are autistic members of the disability community and hold various mental health diagnoses. We are advocates for social justice, writers and scholars of life.