1 in 5 Students is Neurodiverse. How Can Districts Better Support Them?
A report published by the National Center for Learning Disabilities in 2017 revealed that 1 in 5 students is neurodiverse. Simmi Goomer, chief learning and impact officer at Eye to Eye, which creates student and educator programming that promotes inclusive education, shared how district leaders can address this fact and address the needs of these students.
We have really learned, and we have the studies to show, that our near-peer mentoring model really does boost self-esteem and provides protective factors around confidence levels for those who learn differently."