Simon Fraser University Disability and Neurodiversity Alliance (DNA)!
Some great work being done by students leaders of the Simon Fraser University Disability and Neurodiversity Alliance (DNA)! Check out their website and follow the group on Facebook:
"Disability and Neurodiversity Alliance (DNA)
Description: The SFU Disability and Neurodiversity Alliance) is constituency group funded by the Simon Fraser Student Society to advocate on behalf of students with visible/invisible disability and its allies.
Mandate: Mission Statement The SFU Disability and Neurodiversity Alliance (SFU DNA) is a student run group involving students with visible/invisible disabilities and allies. We are working together to address ableism, and to increase disability awareness within a disability justice framework. We acknowledge the intersectional diversity within our membership and we oppose all forms of oppression. Accessibility is an important issue within our membership and we are committed to addressing this within the educational setting and beyond. Constitution 1. The name of the organization shall be the SFU Disability and Neurodiversity Alliance (SFU DNA). The objectives of the Constituency Group are; ii To promote, represent, and advocate for students who identify as disabled, autistic, neurodivergent, deaf, mad or having a disability, chronic illness, long-term condition, or mental illness, and their interests within the University/Community. iii To provide academic, social, and recreation support and opportunities for the membership. iv To undertake projects and activities to benefit the members. v To undertake such initiatives as the members may from time-to-time decide. 3. The aims and objectives of the constituency group will be consistent with those of the Simon Fraser Student Society’s constitution and policies."