Neurodiversity in the Digital Age

Elevate: Education saw some great speakers share their experiences and insights in an AI-driven, ever-evolving educational ecosystem.

Gain 2.5 hours of FREE CPD and invaluable insights from the experts who are reshaping how we support neurodivergent learners in our digital age.

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Our speakers

Meet Onyinye

Neurodiversity Consultant (BBC, Microsoft)

Onyinye Udokporo was diagnosed with dyslexia at age 11, and following this, she became passionate about being a voice for neurodivergent people. Building a career as a neurodiversity consultant and content creator.

She focuses on working with schools, organisations, businesses, and corporations to discover how they can design neuro-inclusive safe spaces where neurodivergent people like her can thrive!


This talk will explore how educators can support neurodiverse students in education with tips that focus on how to use assistive technology efficiently.

 

Meet Emily

Former DSA Student

Emily has been part of The Dyscalculia Network Advisory Board since 2022, as well as a board member for the Dyscalculia Advisory Board. Emily is the only dyscalculic and youngest board member.

Emily studied Musical Theatre at the University of Winchester, where she applied for DSA, Graduating in 2020. Emily’s goal is to change the education system to be more understanding and inclusive to dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia.


I will be talking about my journey with DSA University, the highs and lows about it all. As well as an honest conversation about living with dyscalculia, dyspraxia and dyslexia at university.

 

Meet Anne and Fee

Neurodiversity Consultant and EdTech Consultant

Anne Sheppee and Fiona Kempton bring a powerful synergy to the education sector, combining Anne’s 25+ years of experience in neurodiversity and dyslexia with Fiona’s expertise in EdTech and AI. Anne has worked as a SENDCo, LEA advisor, and now as a Neurodiversity Consultant and Dyslexia Specialist. Fiona is an EdTech consultant dedicated to bridging the gap between technology and education.


This talk explores how educators can leverage prompt engineering and AI-powered apps to bolster executive functioning skills in neurodivergent students, empowering them to thrive in the classroom.

 

 

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