The libraries at UNC will screen three films on the topic of “neurodiversity.” The screenings are free and open to the public.
The concept of “neurodiversity” emerged out of the movement for autism rights. The viewpoint considers autism to be a distinct way of being, rather than a disease.
The movies will be:
The film features Gillian Fink, daughter of director Dr. Joanne Hershfield, who is chair of the UNC Department of Women’s Studies. Update 7/11: Gillian Fink and Dr. Joanne Hershfield will be in attendance at the screening to view and discuss their film.
Oops, Wrong Planet: Understanding Asperger’s Syndrome (2008)
Wed., Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. (approximately 55 minutes)
Health Sciences Library, Room 527
The screenings are sponsored by the University Libraries Diversity Committee.