Events Calendar

For Individuals

What can you do yourself to celebrate Neurodiversity Pride from 10-17 June?

Take a minute to selfreflect: You-time

If there is only one thing you do today, take a moment, a minute, an hour, to self reflect on what beauty your own neurological differentness brings to the world. What makes you proud to be neurodivergent?

Celebrate the day, your own way

While there are activities you can join, and activities you can do yourself, there are many ways to celebrate. Choose your own way. 

Watch previous ND Pride keynotes

Watch previous ND Pride keynotes by Judy Singer, Lyric Rivera, Jessica McCabe or Nancy Doyle.

Go to a museum (for free)

A limited amount of museums open their doors for free, for neurodivergent people. Its a pilot program with selected museums, currently only in the Netherlands, we wish to grow this initiative in next years.

Show extra love to your (potentially) neurodivergent family members

The 7th edition of ND Pride coincides with Fathers Day. Today may be, a great day to show extra love to your ND kids, or your ND parent(s).

Invite a Parknick

Invite others for a pot-luck style picknick in a park, beach or forest. You may have speakers, but alternatively, you can just meet each other too.

Host your own NeuroDance!

DJ’s Moonwyrm and the Wyrmlings are organizing the 24-hour NeuroDance starting on June 15th. Join the dance via your own screen and invite your friends! To join in, go when it start to ndpride.online for free access to the party. 

Compliment another neurodivergent

Spread the joy of Neurodiversity Pride Day by sharing what you like about your neurospicy friend with them. Tell them in person, or simply send a text. It can be that easy!

Coming Out: share your neurodivergence with those you love

Tell your loved ones about your neurodivergence and invite them to celebrate ND Pride Day with you.

Join in any of the live activities on location

Neurodiversity Pride celebrations spring up from all over the world. If activities are local, join in!

Make photos to remember the day

Make a selfie for ND Pride. Or a wefie. To share, or …to keep as a memory, just for yourself. 

ArtExpo your own art

We’ve had many artexpo’s each year, but also noticed: we don’t need a physical exhibition. Upload your favorite self-made piece of art, and tag it with #neurodiversitypride. 

Colorful socks meetup

Some groups organize a colorful socks party. Have fun!

See the keynotes of the 7th edition of ND Pride

There will be keynotes from daring pioneers in the ND advocacy field. No tickets required.

Join the 3 day conference

A 3 day free online conference with experts, workshops and meetups called “NeuroEmergence” is organized in Hyhyves by the Neurodiversity Education Academy.

Hang out in the virtual world "ND Pride Universe"

The partyroom and perhaps even the friendsroom will be open for visitors, on desktop or VR glasses. You can access it via this link.

Hang out in the presentations room

Our gatherspace will open for a select few, wanting to watch the presentations of previous years. 

Hoist a Flag for Neurodiversity Pride

Hoisting a flag is a great way to celebrate ND Pride. There are special ND Pride flags available here 

Watch Growth Through Adversity interviews

Watch interviews from previous years with some of the leading ND advocates. 

Take your Stride

Whether its a walking march with fun outfits, or a sports feat of excellence, its all welcome today. For bonuspoints: use the Stride App 

For Organisations 

What organisations (non-profit and governmental) can do to celebrate ND Pride from 10-17 June?

Organize an activity

The most fun thing to do, is to organize something…. fun!

Publish a hopeful message

As representative organisation, show a uplifting message to your teams & clients. 

Share a supportive post on social media

Show your support of ND Pride on the social media channels.

Show appreciation towards ND teammembers & crew

ND Pride Week, is the perfect week to show extra love to your ND teammembers.

Share knowledge via a workshop, webinar or session

Showcase your expertise! Or, even better: Invite a neurodivergent to do a session with your team.

Make a Pride collage

Make a fun collage with your teammembers showing your pride.

Organize a movie-night or matinee

Recruit a cinema to show your ND related movie picks, or bring your own beamers to your own locations. 

Make your own NeuroDance

Dance on ND Pride! On June 16th, we will have 24 hours of ND DJs playing music, stream it into your event. (link will be provided on this page on June 9th)

Create a ND Outting

Organize a fun activity for NDs in your organisation, as a fun way to meet each other. Some popular options: a Walk, a Stride sportsactivity (mostly group biking),  Dance, Museum visit,  or Parknick.

Share a post on social media

Show your support of ND Pride on the social media channels. 

Show appreciation towards ND leaders

ND Pride Week, is the perfect week to show extra love to the ND leaders of your teams, that have chosen to open up about their neurodivergence. 

Show appreciation towards ND clients and partners

Reach out. The unsaid will never be felt, while the said has the power to heal and energize.

Honor national and local politicians that supported Neurodiversity friendly policies

Politicians, that give ND’s hope for a neurodiversity friendly future do exist.  Honor those few, with praise and kind words.

Support 'peace in the movement'

The Neurodiversity Movement is rife with misunderstanding. If you can choose ‘peace’; Bury the hatchet, extend your hand in renwed friendship.

Create a coming out as ND party

Create a safe place for people to come out for who they are. 

Recruit a neurodivergent for awareness sessions about neurodiversity

Do DEI right: Neurotypical leadership should allow neurodivergents to share their lived experience. Book a ND advocate for a session later in the year. 

Raise funds for charity

Yes: We will gratefully accept any donations. And perhaps, your organisation could have a need for a succesful fundraiser too.

Shower ND Dads with love

Parenting rarely is a easy task. Find a way to shower ND dads with some extra love.

Support the creation of a ND network

Employee resource groups have existed for a long time, the “neurodiversity network” is a neurodivergence-focussed support group. If you organisation is large enough, launch one in June!

Amplify the message of inclusion and diversity through social media

Your voice as a non-profit matters. To teammembers. To the world. Join the progressive message of neuroinclusion: its 2024, its time!

Organize a webinar for teammembers

Neurodiversity Pride is about appreciation, but this often starts with awareness. Organize a webinar with a ND speaker!

Resources

Download the logos

Download the ND Pride logo’s and artwork in the Downloads page

Read about ND Pride Day

Read about Neurodiversity Pride Days at the FAQ page, or visit the pages of the 6 earlier editions.

Add Your Event

If your ND Pride event is free and accessible to people outside your orgnisation, add it to the main events calendar.

Contact

If your organisation needs more information, use the contact form in the Get in Touch page, or send a mail to info@neurodiversityprideday.com.

For Companies

What companies (for profit) can do to celebrate ND Pride from 10-17 June?

Publish a neuroinclusive message from the leadership team

In any larger sized company, neurodivergents are in leadership, but on any other level too. Publish a inspiring message to them of being welcome and valued. 

Launch company initiative to become neuroinclusive

Around ND Pride week, lots of initiatives are launched to make companies more neuroinclusive.

Provide DEI ambassadors with decision making abilities

Empower your DEI warriors. Especially if they fight for neurodivergent coworkers.

Hire Neurodivergent Employees

No ND employees? No ND Pride celebrations! Make ND Pride Week a hiring week.

Raise donations for charity

Yes: We will gratefully accept any donations. And there are many other great non-profits that could really use financial support too!

Organize a webinar for teammembers

Neurodiversity Pride is about appreciation, but this often starts with awareness. Organize a webinar with a ND speaker!

Evaluate Hiring & Escalation processes

Start a company wide evaluation for possible de-escalation strategies in NT&ND frictions.

Organize a luncheon

Coordinate & pay for a free lunch meet for neurodivergents & company allies. 

Support the creation of a ND network for employees

Employee resource groups have existed for a long time, the “neurodiversity network” is a neurodivergence-focussed support group. 

Upgrade your ability to accomodate

Providing accomodations, is a long a complicated journey. Evaluate your current state, and how to improve to the next level. 

Amplify the message of inclusion and diversity through social media

Your voice as a company matters. To customers. To teammembers. To the world. Join the progressive message of inclusion. 

Plan a date for management sensitivity training

Showing that beautiful words are beyond the performative, is the key to actually becoming more neuroinclusive. Enroll all in the leadership for training.

Fundraising Sports activity

Contact the Stride team to talk about options: stride@neurodiversityprideday.com 

Evaluate your screening, evaluation and hiring processes

If you want more ND Talents, stop making it difficult to join in: evaluate those screening processes!

Recruit a neurodivergent for awareness sessions about neurodiversity

Do DEI right: Neurotypical leadership should allow neurodivergents to share their lived experience.

Launch jobs program for neurodivergent workers

Startup a jobs programs geared to hire neurodivergent talent. 

Resources

Download the logos

Download the ND Pride logo’s and artwork in the Downloads page

Read about ND Pride Day

Read about Neurodiversity Pride Days at the FAQ page, or visit the pages of the 6 earlier editions.

Add Your Event

If your ND Pride event is free and accessible to the public, add it to the main events calendar

Contact

If your company needs more information, use the contact form in the Get in Touch page, or send a mail to info@neurodiversityprideday.com.

For Friends & Family

What families & friends can do to celebrate ND Pride from 10-17 June?

For Families

Organize an activity

The most fun thing to do, is to organize something fun to do together. Like a walk, a museum visit, a picknick, but choose an activity with the neurodivergent in your household in mind. 

Make a Pride collage

Make a photoshoot with your family members showing your pride.

Organize a movie-night or matinee

Make your own home cinema to show your ND related movie picks to your family. 

Go on an adventure

Do an activity that is fun for the ND(s) in your family. Check beforehand, what your favorite neurodivergent would love to do at least once. 

Shower ND Dads with love

Parenting rarely is a easy task. Find a way to shower ND dads with a colossal amount of extra love.

For Friends

Create a coming out as ND party

Create a safe place for friends to come out for who they are. Be Gentle. Be neurodivergentle!

Make your own NeuroDance Rave in your house

On June 16th, we will have 24 hours of ND DJs playing music, stream it into your house from your laptop to make a ‘houseparty’. (link will be provided on this page on June 9th)

Stride Sports activity

Contact the Stride team to talk about options: stride@neurodiversityprideday.com. Alternatively: Go on a stride journey jourself, in any way that feels good for your group. 

Friendsmily

Friends, can feel like chosen family. Chose any (family) activity for your chosen family to do together. 

Compluncheon

Go on a lunch together. Give another a compliment, with every bite.

Resources

Download the logos

Download the ND Pride logo’s and artwork in the Downloads page

Read about ND Pride Day

Read about Neurodiversity Pride Days at the FAQ page, or visit the pages of the 6 earlier editions.

Contact

If your organisation needs more information, send a mail to info@neurodiversityprideday.com.

Main Events Calendar

This calendar will be published on June 1st.

If you want to add your activity to the main events calendar, fill in the events calendar form here. Alternatively, mail the details to info@neurodiversityprideday.com. We only add activities that are non-commercial (free tickets), follow the ‘three rules for organizers’ and are in line with the intents of the day.

Neurodiversity Pride Day June 16th 2024 & ND Pride June 10-17th

 

What other events are organized?

The main event calendar is currently in draft. Event information will be added in April and May.

If you want to add your event to the main calendar, please fill in this form to be considered.

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