2018 Neurodiversity Symposium

Event Details

April 21, 2018
9:30 am-3:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center

Room: N151 ILC

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Anne Ciecko

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.


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


The Integrative Learning Center is located in the center of campus, between the campus pond and the Campus Center.