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Autism and Neurodiversity

Course: #1033757Level: Advanced1 Hour 281 Reviews
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This course will review the concept of neurodiversity as it pertains to autism spectrum disorder, clarifying aspects of terminology, framework, and beliefs and comparing this model with the medical model.

Course created on August 17, 2020

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Advanced; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how the term neurodiversity is applied to the autism spectrum.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe differences between the terms disease, disorder and disability.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how to apply the medical and neurodiversity models to their work with individuals on the autism spectrum.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-30 Minutes Neurodiversity and the autism spectrum
30-45 Minutes Terms disease, disorder, and disability
45-55 Minutes Medical and neurodiversity models and the autism spectrum
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Diane E. Treadwell-Deering received an honorarium for this presentation. She is a paid employee of The Nemours Foundation and serves as the Medical Director of the Swank Autism Center at Nemours duPont Pediatrics. Diane has received research grants from numerous organizations that conceptualize autism as a disorder. Non-financial: Diane E. Treadwell-Deering is a member of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and a non-member of the American Psychiatric Association, publisher of the DSM-5.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Advanced level, unknown Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

The continued family of websites, including SpeechPathology.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 1.0 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.