Blueglassesgirl was created by neurodivergent survivor living with mental illnesses to raise awareness of the link between neurodiversity and ableism.
The vision for Blueglassesgirl is to reduce to use creativity to reduce ableism.
The aim of Blueglassesgirl is to do two things raise awareness of ableism and the impact it has on the disabled community. Secondly using creativity such as writing, art, visual arts, performance arts as a vehicle to create positive social change
Blueglassesgirl collaborates with other artists to provide coaching services and bespoke consultancy to arts organisations who want to improve how they communicate and engage with a neurodivergent audience.
What is Irlens syndorme?
The brand blueglassesgirl was used to highlight and raise awareness of the disability she Irlens syndrome. It is also referred to at times as Meares-Irlen Syndrome, Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome, and Visual Stress).
To find out more -link to page https://irlen.com/what-is-irlen-syndrome/
It is a perceptual processing disorder, it is neurological condition that affects a persons ability to process light. People with this disability are neurodivergent.
Irlens is NOT a confection that effects eyesight, however those with the disability can wear specially tinted glasses. The glasses are regarding medically as a mobility aid. The glasses improve the wearers ability to process light reducing head pains, improving spatial awareness (move about easier), reading and reduce fatigue.