University School of Nashville (USN) celebrates the experience of learning differently as a Near-Peer Mentoring chapter

Near-Peer Mentoring at University School of Nashville (USN)

Every Tuesday afternoon, more than 30 neurodiverse Mentors and Mentees at the University School of Nashville (USN) transform a typical classroom space into a vibrant and exciting Art Room community that celebrates the experience of learning differently. This is the second year that USN has participated in Eye to Eye’s Near-Peer Mentoring Program, guided and…

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Shefa School Chapter at Yeshiva University Takes a Unique Approach to Art Room

Yeshiva University (Beren School) | Shefa School Chapter and their Art Room

On Friday, November 17th, 2023 Eye to Eye staff members Amanda Feliciano and Alyssa Tundidor had the privilege of observing Eye to Eye’s Near-Peer Mentoring Program in action at the Yeshiva University (Beren School) | Shefa School Chapter in New York City. This is our first year of programming at the Yeshiva University (Beren School)…

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Meet the 2023 Eye to Eye Fellows!

Thousands of students answer the call to serve each year by joining Eye to Eye as mentors, mentees, ambassadors, and advocates for all neurodiverse people. While most of Eye to Eye’s work takes place in classrooms across the country, our Founders’ Fellowship Program allows exceptional Young Adults to complete in-depth independent research projects specific to…

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Insights from the CEC Windsor Professional Learning Workshop

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”― Maya Angelou This is a quote I heard being shared by a member of CEC Windsor during our professional learning workshop Greetings from Denver International Airport! Today, September 5, 2023, I had the pleasure of spending the morning with…

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Bright Spots of Impact and Learning from 22-23

Mentor and Mentee at Eye to Eye

As I look back on the 22-23 program year, I am filled with a deep sense of pride in what we have accomplished and a deeper sense of confidence in our future of impact and community here at Eye to Eye.  We have achieved an exceptional amount of good  in the past year and have…

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Amplifying Neurodiverse Voices: Reflections on Dyslexia Awareness Day

The 8th Annual Dyslexia Awareness Day: Advocating for Literacy for All event in New York left a lasting impression on participants, igniting a profound sense of solidarity in building support for the dyslexic community and those who learn differently. After the event, many participants couldn’t help but reflect on the impact of the May 17th…

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There Are No Rules For Art: Workshop led by Eye to Eye staff is a big hit at Deeper Learning 2023!

On March 28, 2023, our Near-Peer Mentoring Program Manager, Carly Priest and Near-Peer Program Coordinator, Matthew Pashby had the pleasure of leading a four-hour workshop at Deeper Learning 2023 in San Diego, California. The workshop “There Are No Rules For Art: Supporting Neurodiverse Learners Through SEL-Embedded Art Projects” featured the curriculum and techniques they’ve developed…

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LGBTQ+ creatives are shifting stereotypes about what it means to be neurodivergent.

It is well documented that women, ethnic minorities, and individuals from the LGBTQ+ communities are underdiagnosed regarding neurodevelopmental disorders like ADHD, Dyslexia, and Autism. Many adults from these communities were not diagnosed as children and receive neurodivergent support much later in life or never receive support at all. As a result, they are less likely…

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