Course curriculum

  • 1

    Knowing Me, Knowing You

    • Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

    • About this course

    • Who are the contributors?

  • 2

    Chapter 1: What is Neurodiversity?

    • Neurodivergence is human

    • Think Differently (Activity)

    • Judy Singer and Neurodiversity

    • What is High-Functioning Autism? (Activity)

    • Your Thoughts on Neurodiversity (Activity)

    • Go Deeper: Deficits and Strengths

    • Simple Ways to Avoid Patronizing Speech

    • Go Deeper: Stigma & Ableism

    • Chapter 1 References

  • 3

    Chapter 2: The Medical Landscape

    • Barriers of the Medical Model

    • Go Deeper: Medicalized Bodies

    • Go Deeper: Indigenous Healthcare

    • How to Read Critically

    • Go Deeper: Problems in Research

    • Go Deeper: Critiquing the Experts

    • Chapter 2 References

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Patient First Approach

    • A Social Model of Disability

    • People Centred Care Matters (Activity)

    • Go Deeper: See the Person

    • Mild vs Severe Disability? (Activity)

    • Go Deeper: Strategies for Psychologists, Counsellors & Psychotherapists

    • Go Deeper: Strategies for Community Workers

    • It's Time for Change: Autism & Healthcare

    • A Conclusive Summary

  • 5

    Next Steps...

    • Before you go...