An overview of the Neurodiversity Movement as defined by the movement’s Self-Advocates is provided in this course. History of the movement, important terminology, goals, and implications for all services providers are described.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify one primary goal of the neurodiversity movement.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least one practice that is considered ableist in a neurodiversity-affirming therapy model.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three practice priorities for neurodiversity-affirming service providers.
|5-10 Minutes||Identity first versus ableism|
|15-25 Minutes||Neurodiversity definitions|
|25-30 Minutes||Autistic rights|
|30-35 Minutes||Medical versus social model|
|35-40 Minutes||Barriers and dehumanization|
|45-50 Minutes||Myths and autistic rights priority|
|50-55 Minutes||Goal writing|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Julie Roberts, founder of Therapist Neurodiversity Collective, is a late-identified Autistic CCC-SLP who has been practicing for over 20 years. Julie has worked in both pediatric and adult settings, including public schools, as a private practice owner, a Multi-state Regional Clinical Director, and a National Field Director of Corporate Compliance for the nation’s largest provider of rehab post-acute care. Julie’s articles and educational resources have reached well over three-quarters of a million people.
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