Neurodiversity is a relatively new way of explaining the neurological differences thousands of New Zealanders live with, like ADHD, autism, Asperger syndrome and dyslexia.

For many of these people, the struggles that come with these conditions are nothing compared to their battle to access support, funding and resources that can help.

In Newshub's Mind Fields series, we look at what it's like for the neurodiverse Kiwis overcoming these challenges, where the gaps are in the system, and how support can be improved.