The Society for Neurodiversity (S4Nd) is a mutually supportive movement for neurodiverse (ND) people. A national registered charity, with local groups in several regions, S4Nd’s main office is in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. S4Nd was founded in 2019 by its current chief executive officer, Angie Balmer, following her experiences of receiving an autism diagnosis as an adult. To find out more about what S4Nd is, read Angie’s blog.
Areas of work
S4Nd carries out work in several key neurodiversity related areas:
- building and maintaining a supportive, self-empowering community for neurodiverse people
- campaigning to highlight neurodiversity inequality
- providing neurodiversity-related information for members and service providers
- delivering individually funded neurodiversity related projects
The core values that everyone involved in S4Nd undertakes to uphold are to:
- involve everyone as much as possible
- share outputs and learnings
- make everything member-led, wanted or needed
- act as a collective and community
- lead by example
- be the change and make it happen.