By Willow Delp | The Amherst Student

September 27, 2023

I love the resource centers. There is so much to do within each center: I eat, relax, work, and nap; I spend many of my waking (and non-waking) hours on the centers’ soft couches. The resource centers are wonderful spaces that foster collaboration and community, and I believe the campus is significantly better off with their presence. They lessen the burden of holding a marginalized identity on campus, and I feel truly comfortable — both emotionally and physically — within their four walls.

However, for all the benefits they provide, and for the variety of resource centers available, there is a disconcerting absence of resources for a notable marginalized community on campus: the disabled and neurodivergent community. Read more…

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