One in 5 people have a different-thinking brain. Neurodiversity is the natural variation in development to learn and think differently. In this master class, author, speaker and teacher David Flink – who is proudly neurodiverse – discusses a how to create a classroom that embraces students who think and learn differently. Discover how to create that spark that ignites growth and love of learning in every student.

Training Modules:
Introduction | What is Neurodiversity? | Anti-Ableist | Allies | Accommodations | Identity & Community |Framework | Real World | Laptop | Conclusion | Interview

About the Instructor

David Flink is a social movement leader on the front lines of the learning rights movement. David was diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD at a young age. As a student at Brown University, David founded Eye to Eye, the only national organization run for and by people with learning and attention issues. David graduated from Brown University earning Bachelor’s Degrees with honors in Education and Psychology and continued on to Columbia University to earn his Master’s in Disability Studies. He has served on national nonprofit boards including Swanee Hunt Alternatives Foundation, Generation Citizen, CAST and the New Profit Reimagine Learning Advisory Board. In 2015 David found himself celebrated in the pages of GQ as Man of the Year alongside fellow dyslexic, Mark Ruffalo. David was named a Top 10 2021 CNN Hero.