In the heart of Lima, Peru, a grassroots movement led by neurodiverse individuals is challenging societal norms and drawing attention to the need for acceptance and understanding. The Peruvian Neurodivergent Coalition, co-founded by journalist Carolina Díaz Pimentel, organizes park picnics where participants can feel at ease, free from the usual social conventions. Using colored tape to denote varied social engagement, this vibrant, community-led initiative is also changing lives through broader advocacy efforts. From affecting government policy to actively combating the stigma surrounding neurodiversity, the Coalition is lighting the way to a more inclusive society. In the words of Díaz Pimentel, "Neurodivergent people spend our lives adapting to society...The least we deserve is that schools, workplaces and cities make an effort to adapt to us as well."

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