Neurodiversity: Creating Positive Constructs for Every Student


This course is available for 3 credits or 1 credit.


This graduate course is designed for all school personnel including teachers, related service providers, guidance counselors and case managers who work with neurodiverse populations. This course will provide an introduction to neurodiversity and how to incorporate a strength based approach into educational environments and related service delivery.  Students will learn strategies for incorporating this philosophy and applying it to a variety of populations and diagnoses such as ADHD, Autism, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities and Emotional/Behavioral disorders. An emphasis on aligning students’ diverse  needs to Common Core Standards within traditional education models will be explored.  Students will examine how modern businesses and organizations are incorporating this philosophy into their everyday practices and explore the significance of this as it relates to older student populations.

(Available for 1 or 3 credits)

Course Number: ED 501-5415 (3 credit) or ED 501-5501 (1 credit)

Cost: 3 credits= $399, 1 credit= $209

**Textbook purchased separately and are available here



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