The Art of Neurodiversity: Learning from Neurodivergent Creativity

Friday, April 14, 2023

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Eastern

Welcome to the 5th CUNY Neurodiversity Conference, hosted by Project REACH & CUNY Disability Programs in the Office of Student Inclusion Initiatives. This year's virtual event will highlight neurodivergent artists and the vast creativity at the heart of the neurodiversity movement. We can all learn from neurodivergent creativity, including how to support people in ways that recognize the full diversity of the spectrum. 

Advance registration is required. Check out the schedule page for a preview of the breakout sessions and stay tuned for more information about our virtual art gallery highlighting neurodivergent artists!


With great appreciation:

CUNY Neurodiversity Conference Art Exhibition Coordinator Christina Lynch

2023 Planning Committee:

Austin Dragos, Benjamin Hanon, Carrie Shockley, Catherine Messina, Chinyere Ryan, Daphne Gilles, Gabriella Kohler, Grace Lu, Jenna Lamm, Jin Delos Santos, Kartika Kumari, Kristen Gillespie-Lynch, Matthew Joffe, Regina Varin-Mignano, Sally Izquierdo, Sinead O'Brien, Stella Woodroffe, Sudi Shayesteh, Suzette Depasquale, Valerie Stewart-Lovell, and Vida Fletcher


Featuring Keynote Speaker Adam Wolfond

Keynote Adam Wolfond is an author, artist, graduate student, and co-founder/co-director of dis assembly: neurodivergent arts collective. He is a non-speaking autistic poet who uses his iPad text-to-speech application to communicate, and is interested in neurodiverse ways of studying and collaborating. His poetry has been published by Milkweed Editions and been featured by The New York Times Magazine, Poetry Foundation, and NPR. Adam is grateful to be autistic. For more information about Adam, check out his website
Adam Wolfond