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Neurodiversity - Masterclass Series

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Experience a broad range of topics and world-class speakers; from neurodiverse individuals and advocates to researchers and employers.

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The IoN RDPU presents a Masterclass series on Neurodiversity.

Having begun in February 2021, the series will be entering its second year in 2022. We aim to showcase a diverse range of speakers and subjects from across the globe and the Neurodiverse community, academia, and industry . Previous speakers include Judy Singer, Prof Simon Baron Cohen. All previous sessions can be watched back here.

All are welcome to join.

Sessions take place monthly, on the fourth Thursday of the month. Register here; a link to the zoom sessions will be sent to you the day before the webinar.

The next session is on Thursday 26th May with Magda Mostafa, architect and Associate Professor of Design at the American University in Cairo. Magda will speak on "Spectrum Space©: The Architecture of Autism-Centered Design." Magda Mostafa is an architect, scholar and educator focusing on autism and inclusive design, currently leading autism design at Progressive Architects and teaching as Associate Professor of Design at the American University in Cairo. She is the author of the Autism ASPECTSS® design guidelines, the world’s first research-based design framework for autism worldwide. ASPECTSS® has been presented globally and was awarded the UIA International Research Award in 2014 and was the subject of her well-received TedxTalk in 2015. Through various consultancies ASPECTSS® has been used across 5 continents. Information about her work can be found at www.autism.archi

Upcoming Sessions :

26th May - Magda Mostafa - Built Environment and Inclusive Design

23rd June - Prof Amanda Kirby - Dyspraxia and DCD

28th July - Sinead Lawless, Artist

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