From Access to Empowerment: Advancing Opportunities for Neurodiverse and Disabled Youth

Social Cipher CEO Vanessa Castañeda Gill, SignUp Captions, Inc. CEO and Founder Mariella Satow, Joon CEO Isaac Eaves, NorQuest College Project Coordinator Autism CanTech! Amelia Hone, and Multiple CEO Dan Feshbach discuss empowering neurodiverse and disabled individuals in the workforce and education at the 2023 ASU+GSV Summit.

This will explore the innovative solutions being developed by startups to address the challenges faced by neurodiverse and disabled learners. With a focus on creating more inclusive and accessible opportunities, these startups are using technology to enhance the learning experiences of individuals with diverse cognitive profiles. By providing tailored support, tools and resources, these solutions are helping to bridge the skills gap and create pathways to employment for neurodiverse and disabled individuals. This panel will showcase the potential of neurodiverse and disabled youth, discuss the best practices for ensuring they have equal access, and the opportunities that exist to better serve these overlooked populations.