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Neurodiversity in the Classroom

Jan 8, 2024 - May 31, 2024
3 credits


Full course description

Term: Spring 2024

Date & Time: Course available: January 8th - May 31st, 2024

Location: Online Only

Instructor: Michele Deramo

Presented By: Inclusion & Diversity (INDV)



The term, neurodiversity, first used by sociologist Judy Singer in the 1990s, refers to neurological differences —like autism, ADHD, or dyslexia—that should be normalized and respected in learners. This course introduces the concept in relation to the social model of disability, and explores how we can go beyond accommodations to make the academic classroom more inclusive of and hospitable to neurodivergent learners.

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