Seeking to advance the mental health rights movement and effective support with regard to neurodiversity through shaping positive conversations about self-acceptance, navigating society, and mental well-being.
Mental illness is one of the leading global health challenges of the 21st century. Research shows that neurodivergent individuals, especially autistic individuals are at higher risk for mental health challenges. Furthermore, the pressures and added stressors that neurodivergent individuals face having to navigate through a strongly ableist-structured society increases their risk of encountering other added mental health challenges, such as depression, anxiety, and more.
Our work helps advance research-based strategies and tools used to increase the quality of life of neurodivergent people by addressing social interactions and settings that tend to be problematic. We are guided by the pursuit of interventions that demonstrate value-based outcomes.
Our goal is to advance conceptual frameworks that provide more effective and sustainable evidence-based practices for the neurodivergent population of humans.