106: Informal Mentorship and Mentoring Neurodiverse Students with Stephanie Santos Youngblood

106: Informal Mentorship and Mentoring Neurodiverse Students with Stephanie Santos Youngblood

This week, I have a guest, Stephanie Santos Youngblood, who discusses the topic of informal mentorship and mentoring neurodiverse students.

Tune in to this episode to hear all about:

-What informal mentorship is,

-The impact that campus service workers have on first-gen students,

-Things to consider when mentoring neurodiverse students,

-Our experiences being neurodivergent or having loved ones who are neurodiverse,

-How to resit deficit-based perspectives and internalized ableism, and much much more!

I have to admit this is probably among my top 10 favorite episodes and you’ll quickly learn why.

To connect with Stephanie, you can reach her via Twitter: @Steph_santosyb

If you’d like to request that your library order the book that she co-edited, Campus Service Workers Supporting First-Generation College Students, you can find it here: https://www.routledge.com/Campus-Service-Workers-Supporting-First-Generation-Students-Informal-Mentorship/Guzman-Miles-Youngblood/p/book/9781032050850

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