Disability and Neurodiversity in Engineering
How can engineering become more inclusive for disabled and neurodivergent people? And what are the engineering innovations that might make the workplace more accessible in the future? Dr Larissa Suzuki and Vinton Cerf share their experiences and insights.
Professor Larissa Suzuki is a computer scientist, inventor, Chartered Engineer, and entrepreneur, who works with Google, NASA, UCL and is an Ambassador for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. She is also neurodivergent (Autism and ADHD).
Vinton Cerf is considered one of the ‘fathers of the Internet’, and has been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. In 2005, Cerf became Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google. Cerf is also one the 2013 QEPrize Laureates. He's hearing impaired.