Therapist Neurodiversity Collective


Therapist Neurodiversity Collective Inc.
– a trailblazer in neurodiversity-affirming therapy, education, and advocacy since January 2018!


Our innovative lecture topics and classes are aligned with a Neurodiversity-Affirming Paradigm, interconnecting cutting-edge contemporary research, autistic lived experiences, and ethical guidance with meaningful, practical applications that prioritize mental health and self-determined quality of life for autistic and other neurodivergent people.


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Live Event: Racial Disparities in Autism

November 4, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Therapist Neurodiversity Collective’s Neurodiversity-Affirming Practices Series

Desiree R. Jones
Live Event: Racial Disparities in Autism
(A DEI event)

Desi is a 4th-year doctoral student at the University of Texas at Dallas, working under the supervision of Dr. Noah Sasson. Her research focuses on how autistic people are perceived by their peers, and how these perceptions impact the experiences of autistic adults. Desi is also interested in how factors intrinsic to the individual, such as race and gender, further influence the intersectional experiences of autistic people. Prior to joining UTD, Desi worked as a research assistant at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2020, she received her MS in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience from UTD.

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Active members will receive a Zoom invitation the week of the event. 
Topic: Racial Disparities in Autism
Time: November 4, 2022, 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)