Hundreds of neurodiverse youth gather to learn how to mentor and self-advocate
There’s been a lot of attention lately on diversity, equity and inclusion, but people who identify as neurodiverse say they often feel overlooked. Eye to Eye, a national nonprofit that supports a mentoring program among neurodiverse youth, gathered hundreds of students from across the country.
Everybody here is neurodiverse. No one's going to judge me or ask what's going on or stare at me when I get up because I can't sit still for long enough. Or I go and fidget or you know, walk around."