This course will review the concept of neurodiversity as it pertains to autism spectrum disorder, clarifying aspects of terminology, framework, and beliefs.
Course created on October 19, 2020
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Advanced, Foundational Knowledge, 00859; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-795684; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Advanced, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the application of the term neurodiversity to the autism spectrum.
- After this course, participants will be able to differentiate the terms disease, disorder and disability.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply the medical and neurodiversity models to the autism spectrum.
|5-30 Minutes||Neurodiversity and the autism spectrum|
|30-45 Minutes||Terms disease, disorder, and disability|
|45-55 Minutes||Medical and neurodiversity models and the autism spectrum|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Diane E. Treadwell-Deering
Dr. Diane Treadwell-Deering has been the Medical Director of the Swank Autism Center at Nemours duPont Pediatrics for the past two and a half years. Formerly, she was an Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy. She worked at Texas Children’s Hospital in a variety of positions through her almost 30-year tenure there. She has focused her work on autism spectrum disorder, Fragile X syndrome, and other developmental disorders.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 00859. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Advanced level, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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