When people think of diversity, they generally think of racial and cultural differences. One school is working to raise awareness a different type of diversity -Neurodiversity; the practice of acknowledging differences in learning.
The College of William and Mary has established the Neurodiversity Initiative, which will allow for a more hospitable environment for students with cognitive differences.
Lydia Brown, a recent guest speaker on campus gave a presentation titled “Politicized Disability and the Crisis of Disabled Oppression. Brown stated, “We should build communities that actually uplift people not in spite of their afflictions but because of them,”