Apr 15, 2024  
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PSY 655 - Neurodiversity


(3 Credits)

This course is designed to ground the student in the history of Neurodiversity in the learning, socialization, and employment as well as current issues related to the growing awareness of this population. Students will develop understanding of and appreciation for the unique challenges and abilities of individuals confronting different ways of learning and living. Student will be familiarized with past and current interventions, therapeutic approaches, as well as current and emerging strategies for working with neurodiverse individuals in terms of learning, socialization, integration, and working. Students will also develop insight into effective advocacy and a recognition of familial, social, cultural, and political barriers confronting neurodiverse individuals as well as identifying effective familial, social, cultural, and political resources.



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