Five College Consortium

2018 Neurodiversity Symposium

Sat, Apr 21 2018 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Location: 
Integrative Learning Center Room: N151 ILC

The 2018 Neurodiversity Symposium, focusing on the theme of "Intersectionality and Spectrum Identities," will feature a keynote talk by John Elder Robison, a Neurodiversity town hall and multiple workshop opportunities for educators, students, parents and members of the community.

Schedule:

Keynote talk and Q&A: John Elder Robison, 10-11:30 in N151 ILC-- Robison is a New York Times best-selling author, advocate and Aspergian.

Breakout sessions (on spectrum identities, student success, oral histories, service animals and expressive arts therapies), 12:30-1:30 in ILC (rooms TBD)

Town Hall Forum (facilitated open mic session; opportunity to share local resources, experiences, and post-symposium reflections), 2-3 p.m. in N151 ILC

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
Accessible location
Ticket info: 
Free and open to the public.
Contact email: 
ciecko@comm.umass.edu