Overview

Neurodiversity is both a philosophy and an emerging civil rights movement. Acknowledging the wide range of human neurologies and understanding the challenges of brain difference is the key to neurodiversity. Participants in this workshop will become more aware of the vast array of brain differences and cultivate an appreciation of the many kinds of talents that can be nurtured in the classroom and work environment.

Objectives

  • Better understand neurodiversity as a philosophy and civil rights movement.
  • Become more familiar neurological differences.
  • Increase awareness, knowledge, and respect for people with neurological differences.

Accommodations

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, contact University Organizational and Professional Development or call 540-231-5100 during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event. Additional advance notice may be required, depending on the type of program and the time necessary to secure the requested accommodation(s).

Time and Location

May 25
1-5 p.m.
North End Center, room 2420

Cost

Free, but space is limited.
All no-shows will be charged a $35 maintenance fee. Review the full cancellation policy.

Certificate Available

This course can be used to meet elective requirements for any Diversity Development Certificate.