After many conversations with our Board of trustees, and local authorities, it has been decided that our Neurodiversity Advocates Summit will be rescheduled. Currently, we do not have secured dates, but are looking towards September.
Should it be revealed that cancellation is necessary, we will inform you of that decision as soon as possible.
We remain committed to providing you with academic, social, emotional and spiritual connections for twice exceptional individuals, their families, caregivers, and professionals.
COVID-19 has caused anxiety for many people. If you need assistance before the summit, PLEASE reach out.
We are here for you.
Please remember to heed this advice for preventing the spread of infectious disease including COVID-19.
- Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Cover the mouth and nose with the inside of the elbow when coughing or sneezing.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when sick.
The first event of its kind
in this area!
Neurodiversity Advocates Summit
The first event of its kind The Neurodiversity Advocates Summit will bring people together at the Infinity Center in Longview, Texas to be moved, empowered, changed.
What is Neurodiversity?
Neurodiversity is a viewpoint that brain differences are normal, rather than deficits. The idea of neurodiversity can have benefits for kids with learning and thinking differences. This concept can help reduce stigma around learning and thinking differences.
This conference will provide academic, social, emotional and spiritual connections for twice exceptional individuals, their families, caregivers, and professionals. Some exceptionalities covered will be dyslexia, visual or auditory processing disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, sensory processing disorder, autism spectrum disorder, tourette syndrome, or any other disability interfering with the student’s ability to learn effectively in a traditional environment.
12 CEUs are provided through LeTourneau University.
Come and find your tribe!
“Your most authentic vibe attracts your truest tribe.” – Tammy Thrasher Mitchell
Holly Robinson Peete
Dr. Wayne Jacobs: Brain Learning for Adults
Jenny Thrasher Landon and Craig A. Miller: Passion, Perspective & Purpose, challenging mindset, expectations and support for mental health.
Breakout Sessions Include
Interactive small group sessions in a safe environment focused on specific exceptionalities to equip you to be #empowered, #encouraged, and #equipped to lead the charge in the exceptionalities space lead by industry leaders and experts.
Who should be here?
- Educators who go the extra mile for twice exceptional students
- Parents seeking a strong community, support and solutions for their children
- High school and college twice exceptional students
- Mental health and medical professionals
- Crisis center workers
- First responders
- Employers and human resource professionals
- Veterans and veteran support groups
- Loss survivors
- Attempt survivors