Lessons from the Neurodiversity Movement: Autistic Leadership

Thursday Feb. 26

6:30 Reception
7 p.m. Lecture

Location: Katherine Woltz Reception Room, Rebekah Scott Hall

BryceLandon Bryce is an autistic mentor and advocate with New Leaves Clinic outside Portland, Oregon. His website thAutcast has won awards and its accompanying Facebook page has over 40,000 followers. Landon is one of the subjects of the documentary "Citizen Autistic." His book "I Love Being My Own Autistic Self" was featured in The Huffington Post and positively reviewed by Disability Studies Quarterly. Landon will describe how his LGBTQI experience informs his work with autistic people and his activism for neurodiversity.  

NadineLaura Nadine: 
Laura is a violinist, dancer, author, composer, director, autistic mentor and advocate. She has performed at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame and completed her first film project in 2006, My Violin Cries. She has published two books, I Am Snamuh and Puzzles for Angie and speaks publicly on topics related to Autism.  Laura will present a musical story of her perspective: from a single parent, a self-employed teacher and a person who celebrates her autism and her community.