Neurodiversity -  Masterclass Series

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.

    About this event

    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 23rd June with Dr Amanda Kirby. Amanda is an emeritus professor at the University of South Wales and an honorary professor at Cardiff University. She has clinical and research experience and founded and ran a transdisciplinary clinical and research team for 20 years relating to neurodiversity. Amanda will discuss Developmental Coordination Disorder - what is it all about, what overlaps with other neurodivergent conditions and mental health, considering the whole person.

    Upcoming Sessions :

    23rd June - Prof Amanda Kirby - Dyspraxia and DCD

    25th August - Sinead Lawless, Artist

    22nd September - Michael Perlin - Something's Happening Here/But You Don't Know What It Is": How Jurors (Mis)Construe Autism in the Criminal Trial Process

    27th October - Prof Susanne Bruyere, Cornell University

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