What is the Neurodivergent Achiever of the Year award for?
Neurodiversity Achiever of the Year Award 2023
Congratulations to the winner…
Jason Arday is a highly respected scholar of race, inequality and education, with a particular interest in improving the representation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people in higher education. He has taken up the post of Professor of Sociology of Education in the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge this March. He is also Autistic and was non-speaking until the age of 11.
And the runner up…
Lewis’s resilience is truly outstanding. His recent Netflix documentary shed light on his journey and he bravely made his diagnosis public, generating positive attention for this often misunderstood neurological condition. Lewis’s willingness to share his story has not only increased awareness but also fostered a better understanding of Tourette syndrome.