Author Tiffany Hammond, wearing a bright orange hat, poses with a copy of her book, A Day with No Words, held up to her chest. Photo by The Phoenix
Author Tiffany Hammond, wearing a bright orange hat, poses with a copy of her book, A Day with No Words, held up to her chest. Photo by The Phoenix

Tiffany Hammond Speaks on Intersectionality of Neurodiversity and Race

According to Hammond, each aspect of identity, including neurodiversity and race, can combine in ways that create unique forms of marginalization, making intersectionality a necessity for effective advocacy.


On Tuesday, April 16, author and advocate Tiffany Hammond delivered a talk on neurodiversity and its relationship to race. She drew on her own experience as an autistic Black adult and a mother of children with autism to create a holistic understanding of the intersections between various aspects of identity and oppression.

After being introduced by Associate Professor of Educational Studies Jennifer Bradley, Hammond began by explaining the importance of using an intersectional and multifaceted lens to understand identity, referencing the complex identities that she and her family hold. Read more…


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