Please see below for the University’s resources on neurodiversity. Important note: this list is not exhaustive and does not cover the entire University’s work.
Neurodiversity & Disability Equality Event
The University's "Every Mind Matters: Neurodiversity & Disability Equality" talks are now available to watch on UofG Video YouTube account.
These talks explore neurodiversity and disability in terms of inclusivity, accessibility, and disability-friendly practices for both staff and students.
The playlist can be accessed at: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD0VkR8SYbtHDTFiPcjVqdKekE7xT0xcW
- Dr David Simmons: Sensory Processing in Autism within HE Settings
- Dr Jonathan Vincent: Building Positive Relationships between Autistic and Non-autistic People
- Professor Jay Dolmage: Accessible Research Laboratories
- Vivienne Isebor: ADHD, Race, and Gender Intersectionality
- Dr Leon Franzen: Neurodiversity, Accessibility, and Dyslexia in HE
- DISC: Implementing Reasonable Adjustments within HE for Disabled People
- Dr Elliott Spaeth & Leigh Abbott: Inclusive Practices for Both Neurodivergent Students and Staff
The Neurodiversity & Disability Equality Talks were hosted by Leigh Abbott who is the Research Project Lead on a Wellcome Trust ISSF neurodiversity project. Funding for the talks were provided from the Chancellor's Fund to Leigh Abbott, Kirsteen Allison, and Dr Lydia Bach.
Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2021
Neurodiversity Celebration Week was organised by the UofG Neurodiversity Network (led by Dr Chiara Horlin and Dr Elliott Spaeth) in partnership with the University of Strathclyde Postgraduate Neurodiversity Network.
Shorts on being neurodivergent in academia
Writing from ND UofG Staff