Emily Speaks on Autism in Higher Education Panel

On September 29th, 2015, Emily Brooks spoke on a panel regarding autism and higher education. Current researchers, professionals, autistic individuals, and parents highlighted and discussed strategies for effective postsecondary for students with ASD and related conditions. The panel, sponsored by GRASP, took place at Pace University. For more information, click here.

Emily's Essay in Education Anthology

 Emily Brooks has an essay out in the new anthology Voices for Diversity and Social Justice: A Literary Education Anthology (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015). Read  the essay, "Star Student", which focuses on educational inequality and disability.

Emily Speaks at the United Nations

On April 2nd, 2015, Emily Brooks spoke on a panel at the United Nations for World Autism Awareness Day. The 2015 theme  was "Employment: The Autism Advantage". Emily's UN speech on discrimination in the workplace for autistic adults is available at this link. (Emily speaks 1 hour and 22 minutes in.)