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Employers interested in participating in the Stanford Neurodiversity Job Fair/Reverse Job Fair on January 20 and 21, 2020 can register HERE.

Job seekers interested in participating in this event can register HERE.

Please also visit our Neurodiversity at Work page to learn more about the Stanford Neurodiverse Candidate Reigistry.

Employers, please visit our Neurodiversity at Work page to learn more about our program and the Stanford Neurodiversity Job Bank.

About the Stanford Neurodiversity Project

What is Neurodiversity?

Neurodiversity is a concept that regards individuals with differences in brain function and behavioral traits as part of normal variation in the human population.

The movement of Neurodiversity is about uncovering the strengths of neurodiverse individuals and utilizing their talents to increase innovation and productivity of the society as a whole.

Our Key Objectives

  • Establish a culture that treasures the strengths of neurodiverse individual
  • Empower neurodiverse individuals to build their identity and enhance their long-term skills of daily living throughout the lifespan
  • Attract talented neurodiverse individuals to study and work at Stanford
  • Train talented individuals to work with the neurodiverse population
  • Disseminate the Stanford Neurodiversity Model locally, nationally, and internationally
  • Maximize the potential of neurodiversity

Program News and Events

Current and Upcoming Events

Nov November 16 Mon 2020

Meeting of the Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

Speaker: Emily Rothman, PhD, Boston University; Jamil Karriem, Hiki

Videorecording

Nov November 17 Tue 2020

Google Research

Speaker:  Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University

Title: Maximizing the Potential of Neurodiversity at the Workplace

Nov 2020

Polaris Enterprise to Empower Adults with Autism Looking for Employment

Speaker:  Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University

 

Nov November 20 Fri 2020

UC Davis Neurodiversity Summit

Register here

Dec December 03 Thu 2020

Neurodiversity: A Paradigm Shift in Tertiary Education & Employment

Speaker:  Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D., and Christy Matta, Stanford University

Title: The Stanford Neurodiversity Project

Dec December 10 Thu 2020

Google Cloud

Speaker:  Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University

Title: Maximizing the Potential of Neurodiversity at the Workplace

Dec December 21 Mon 2020

Meeting of the Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

Speaker: Jenara Nerenberg, author of Divergent Mind

Jan January 25 Mon 2021

Meeting of the Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

Marcelle Ciampi and David Hall of NeuroGuides

Recording

Feb February 15 Mon 2021

Meeting of the Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

 Kim SchreiberNeurodiversity Inc.

Mar March 15 Mon 2021

Meeting of the Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

Dana Hooper, Life Services Alternatives, Inc.

Apr April 19 Mon 2021

Meeting of the Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

Judi Uttal, Orange County Asperger’s Support Group

May May 17 Mon 2021

Meeting of the Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

Russell Lehman, Neurodiversity advocate, author

Jun June 21 Mon 2021

Meeting of the Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

Mahnaz Akhavan Tafti, PhD, Alzahra University, Tehran- Iran

Jul July 19 Mon 2021

Meeting of the Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

Bill Wong, OTD, Stanbridge University

Program News

Dec 9 2020

Stanford Neurodiversity Project and Google signed an agreement to start a pilot Neurodiversity at Work Program at Google Cloud.

Quick Links Featuring the Stanford Neurodiversity Project in the Media:

Issue 2 of our newsletter is here!

Featured Story:

Finding Your Voice: Interviews with Cole Hasserjian and Julia Parr

View the newsletter PDF to read about programs news and the featured story (above), or visit the newsletter page to see all issues.

Past Events