Bellevue’s Neurodiversity Navigators Program:
“We use a threefold approach,” Sanders Gardner says. “We support our students, [discovering] their strengths and job skills. Second, we help them find ways to remove their barriers, whether it’s college accommodation, workplace skills, social relationships and so forth. Finally, we help them with self-advocacy, where they learn to speak up for themselves and their interests.”
In a March 2021 co-authored paper on what they’d learned from their remote learning experiences, Sanders Gardner and her colleagues recommended that program leaders work individually with students to assess their needs and provide academic, mental health and socialization support.
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Last Updated July 16, 2023