Supporting Neurodiverse Learners
How can educational programs and instructors support neurodiverse learners?
- Drawing on their own experiences as neurodiverse learners, the authors Barb Rentenbach, Lois Prislovsky, and Rachael Gabriel discuss how educators can support neurodvirse students with their skills and aspirations.
- OECD Education provides a spotlight on how education systems have worked to meet needs of neuordiverse students through frameworks and policies that support an inclusive classroom of students with diverse strengths and learning needs.
- In a study conducted focusing on the experiences of neurodiverse students in higher education, findings revealed that students with learning differences in university often did not feel adequately supported by their institutions.
- Programs and materials to support neurodivergent students in developing life skills and becoming work-ready, and materials for parents and carers to support their students.
- Fact sheet on sensory processing issues.
- In a semester long program designed for neuordiverse students, the study focused on peer-mentorship and taking into account input from students themselves in regards to support and opportunities of engagement with peers.
- An organizational flexible framework tool describing school operations involved in creating a trauma-sensitive school. is organization tool to create trauma sensitive schools.
Universal curriculum design is customized for accessibility to all learners regardless of background and ability. Learn more about the Universal Design for Learning framework and how to implement it to break down barriers to learning.
A webinar on how universal design strategies can help instructors best serve neurodivergent students, and how to implement these frameworks.
Beth Radulski speaks about her experiences as an autistic learner and offers tips to make teaching inclusive for all neuro-types.