Neurodiversity Research Initiative Invited Lectureship - Lawrence Fung, MD, Ph.D. (Stanford University)

 "Advancing Neurodiversity Advocacy through Education and Research"

Friday, April 21, 2023, 12:30-1:30pm / Kent Integrated Sciences Building Lower-Level Lobby

The Neurodiversity Research Initiative (NRI) of the Brain Health Research Institute at Kent State University invites members of the university community to come together during National Autism Celebration Month to celebrate neurodiversity at the inaugural NRI Invited Lectureship, featuring Dr. Lawrence Fung. 

Following Dr. Fung’s lecture, roundtable discussions will be held. These discussions will be organized conversations to bring a variety of perspectives and ideas to a topic related to neurodiversity. Participants will be randomly assigned to a table. A moderator will facilitate the discussion for each table, concluding with a call to action. 

Snacks will be provided.

Donations supporting the Neurodiversity Research Initiative can be made here.

Please register to attend.

 Register Here

 The lecture will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person.

 Parking instructions

Parking is available in the Kent Student Center Visitor Lot.

The Integrated Sciences Building is just a short distance from this lot.   

Lawrence Fung MD PhDMore about the speaker

Lawrence Fung, MD, Ph.D.

Director, Stanford Neurodiversity Project

Director, Neurodiversity Clinic

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University




 We would like to thank EHHS for their support of this initiative, the facilitators of the roundtables, and all individuals across many departments who made this event possible.

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