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Listening to Neurodivergent Stories

2022-11-20 14:00:00 2022-11-20 15:00:00 America/New_York Listening to Neurodivergent Stories With the author of Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey Virtual -

Sunday, November 20
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-11-20 14:00:00 2022-11-20 15:00:00 America/New_York Listening to Neurodivergent Stories With the author of Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey Virtual -

With the author of Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey

LIVE via ZOOM including Q&A with the audience. This event will be recorded and available to watch on BPL's YouTube channel for a limited time.

Most of the stories we hear are from dominant groups. It is only through the writing and telling of stories of marginalized groups that we can challenge the status quo.

Adam Mardero discusses growing up neurodivergent and why, when neurodivergent people stand up and share their stories, we must listen. Mardero shares how he found the courage to start writing about his experiences and where that courage has taken him.

Attendees are invited to email events@bpl.on.ca with questions for the moderated Q&A before the session starts. Please indicate the session date and title in the email subject line. The author will answer questions as time allows.

About the Presenter

When Adam Mardero was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at the age of nine, he began his journey to understand and accept himself. Uncommon Sense is a reflection of his self-discovery on his own terms. Mardero founded the blog Differently Wired to educate and advocate for neurodiversity. He holds a Master’s Degree in History and a Bachelor of Education. Since coming to terms with being neurodivergent, he's dedicated his life to helping further the causes of Autism and neurodiversity acceptance. Adam lives in Sudbury, Ontario.

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Presented in partnership with Latitude 46 Publishing

Attending Online

Registration closes 60 minutes before the program begins. You can access Zoom on your computer, on your device through the Zoom app, or by calling in. To attend the program on the phone, please register and we'll provide the information you need to listen in.

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AGE GROUP: | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Events |

TAGS: | M25 | BurlLitFest |

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