What: An informal panel discussion that will explore autistic culture and cutting-edge scholarship. Panelists will respond to big questions about:
- What neurodiversity means,
- What autistic people want for themselves,
- New research on autism
- How popular assumptions about autism may be wrong
When: Thursday, March 21st from 1- 4 PM
Where: In the Henderson Room, Michigan League, 911 N. University (map) or participate via Twitter: #uminds
Who: Panelists for this discussion are:
- Dr. Morton Ann Gernsbacher from the University of Wisconsin at Madison
- Dr. Jordynn Jack from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Ari Ne’eman , the President of the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network in Washington, DC
- Dr. Chloe Silverman from Pennsylvania State University
Why: This event is a wonderful chance to ask questions to some of the leading researchers in neurodiversity research as well as an opportunity to learn more about autism and disability studies.
*Accessibility features include real-time captioning, a quiet retreat room, interaction badges, and a snack break.