Stanford Neurodiversity Project - Research, Education, and Advocacy Camp for High Schoolers (SNP-REACH)

What sets SNP-REACH apart?

  • Balance enlightening lectures on Neurodiversity with an immersive small group project based on Design Thinking Approaches.
  • Explore a possible career path, future area of study, or personal engagement with neurodiversity advocacy and allyship, while experiencing genuine Stanford University professors and visiting lecturers who are leaders in the field.
  • Study with a diverse, vibrant body of student campers from around the U.S. and the world.
  • Earn the opportunity to present at Stanford’s premier conference on Neurodiversity.

Virtual & In-Person Camp Experience

Students will join via Zoom or in person on Stanford's campus from around the US and around the world. The remote setting allows students to listen carefully to educators, make use of closed captioning, and use preference of voice or the chat function to communicate, which fosters full engagement in group discussions. Leading lecturers, researchers, and clinicians from Stanford and around the country will present on different aspect of neurodiversity and allyship. Small group projects allow students to connect in a deeper more active way. Both remote and in-person formats allows students to make new friends, expand your worldview and continue the conversation beyond the camp.

2023 Stanford Neurodiversity Summit Presentation

Selected campers will have the distinctive opportunity to present their final projects at the Stanford Neurodiversity Summit. This virtual summit is a unique conference bringing together neurodiverse / neurodivergent individuals, employers, service agencies, educators and students, parents, and professionals from all areas of the field. Previous Summit presenters have included Temple Grandin, PhD, Representative Jessica Benham, (state of Pennsylvania), neurodiversity pioneer Judy Singer, and many more. Camp participants who participate in the Summit will join a lineup of world class speakers.