Celebrating Neurodiversity - Event Information

Information about the event

Speakers

Siena Castellon is a 17 year old neurodiversity advocate, anti-bullying campaigner, founder of Neurodiversity Celebration Week, and star of Netflix-produced web series, Carmen Sandiego: Fearless Kids Around the World. She is the author of a new book: 'The Spectrum Girl's Survival Guide: How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic' to be released in March 2020

Elizabeth Radulski is the first openly Autistic Autism Researcher and PhD candidate at La Trobe University's Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre.  Elizabeth's PhD research explores Autism activism within the Neurodiversity movement. She is currently undertaking a new portfolio within the office of the Pro-Vice Chancellor Student Success, where her role as Project Officer: Neurodiversity centres around implementing accessible and inclusive practices for Neurodiverse staff and students.

About the Event

'Celebrating Neurodiversity' is an official event of Neurodiversity Celebration Week aimed at promoting a positive narrative about neurodiversity in schools.  This is a student led event with the aim of reaching many students from many schools to start conversations and activities focused on inclusion and an appreciation of strengths.  All students, parents and teachers are invited to come along to learn more and support neurodiversity. 

 There will be resources available and opportunities for refreshments and networking at the end. 

Thursday 19 March, 7.00pm sharp to 8.30pm 

Madeleine Centre for Music and the Performing Arts Genazzano FCJ College, 301 Cotham Rd Kew, VIC

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More information - contact Catherine Brandon on 03 8862 1205 or email: catherine.brandon@genazzano.vic.edu.au