2018 Neurodiversity Symposium
April 21, 2018
9:30 am-3:00 pm
Integrative Learning Center
Room: N151 ILC
UMass Amherst Campus
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.