Students Lobby Lawmakers to Improve College Experience for Neurodiverse Learners
In June, more than 40 neurodiverse high school and college students traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with representatives from the Department of Education and elected officials. Their goal? To advocate for measures designed to better support students with learning disabilities in higher education.
They know what's wrong with the system, because they're in it. And they know the difference between getting an equal shot can be something as simple an accommodation as extra time on a test or an audio format for somebody's reading assignment — but can be the difference between an A and an F."