Course 5855

Neurodiversity: A New Approach for Students with Special Needs

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Reflect on assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, specific to research on neurodiversity, in professional practice.
  • Apply effective strategies for teaching students who are neurodiverse.
  • Define neurodiversity.
  • Differentiate between a deficit model and a diversity model.
  • Recognize the gifts associated with students who are neurodiverse.
  • Realize the large number of neurodiverse role models for students.


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