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Register to attend 2022 Stanford Neurodiversity Summit (October 23 to 25, 2022).

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

Aug August 02 Tue 2022

Urology Grand Rounds, Stanford University School of Medicine

Neurodiversity in the Medical, Educational, and Employment Settings

Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University

Aug August 15 Mon 2022

Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

The State of the Stanford Neurodiversity Project

Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University

Recording

Aug August 17 Wed 2022

Department of Environmental, Health, and Safety, Stanford University School of Medicine

Neurodiversity in the Medical, Educational, and Employment Settings

Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University

Aug August 18 Thu 2022

Neurodiversity Workshop, Stanbridge Academy

Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University

Aug August 25 Thu 2022

I/DD Topics & Trends 2022 - brought to you by LSA and Dana Hooper

Neurodiversity Trends in Companies and Jobs

Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University

Time: 6:30 to 7:30pm

Register here!

Aug August 26 Fri 2022

Genetics Grand Rounds, Stanford University School of Medicine

Neurodiversity in the Medical, Educational, and Employment Settings

Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University

Sep September 14 Wed 2022

OhioHealth Pride BRG Speaker Series

Neurodiversity in the Medical and Employment Settings

Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University

Sep September 19 Mon 2022

Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

Fatmah Aure, The Kelsey

Recording

Sep September 21 Wed 2022

Neurodiversity at the Workplace

United States Army Research Labs

Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University

Openings

Program News

May May 2022

A Scoping Review of Peer Mentoring Programs for Autistic College Students.

Isabelle F. Morris, Christy Matta, Lawrence K. Fung

Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s40489-022-00325-7 

Jan January 2022

Nov November 05 Fri 2021

March 25 2021

Stanford Neurodiversity Project and DPR Construction signed an agreement to start a pilot Neurodiversity at Work Program at DPR Construction.

Dec 9 2020

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

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Past Events

Jul July 18 Mon 2022

Meeting of the Special Interest Group for Neurodiversity

Ashley Lehman

College Internship Program

Jul July 19 Tue 2022

Greater Cincinnati Federal Executive Board

Introduction to Neurodiversity

Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University