We Invite You to Join Us in Celebrating and Embracing Neurodiverse Strengths

 

About this Event

As part of Neurodiversity Celebration Week, we invite you to join us at the first ever Neurodiversity Youth Summit.

Much too often, schools focus on what SEN students can’t do, instead of recognising and celebrating the many strengths and positive aspects of being neurodiverse. This can be very demoralising and can make us loose sight of our talents and strengths.

We are the dreamers. The pioneers. The change-makers. The future business leaders. We are the trailbalzers, The adventures. The discovers. We are the Einsteins and Bransons of tomorrow.

If you are a secondary school student, please join us in a unique evening that will focus on empowering neurodivergent youth to harness their potential, change the way they perceive themselves and view their future as being full of promise and exciting opportunities.

Autism’s Got Talent

There will be performers from Autism’s Got Talent who will be showcasing their talent at City Hall in the City Hall Chambers. This will be a fantastic opportunity for our performers!

Speakers:

  • Joanne McCartney, Deputy Mayor
  • Jennette Arnold, OBE, Chair of London Assembly
  • Whitney Iles, CEO of Project 507
  • Tessy Ojo, CEO of The Diana Award
  • Tab Ahmad, Founder of EmployAbility
  • Dr. Lawrence Fung, Founder of Stanford Neurodiversity Project
  • Anna Kennedy, OBE, Founder Anna Kennedy Online
  • Siena Castellon, Founder Neurodiversity Celebration Week

Note: Students must be accompanied by a teacher or by a parent / adult

  • Date And Time: Mon, 16 March 2020 / 16:00 – 18:30 GMT
  • Location: City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London. SE1 2AA

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