How are colleges encouraging the success of neurodivergent individuals? It often begins with diagnosis, according to experts, with diagnostic ambiguity sometimes delaying proper support. Connecting with the accessibility office to seek accommodations, having access to a neurodiversity-affirming center and learning to self-advocate are all part of student success, too.

Training for all about neurodiverse traits and supports is also important to help foster welcoming environments. Becoming a neurodiverse-affirming campus is the job of more than just the campus accessibility center. It’s up to all of us.

Read more about welcoming and empowering neurodivergent individuals here.