This asynchronous online course uses an interdisciplinary approach to familiarize participants with complex challenges and hidden strengths associated with ADHD and Autism in adults in higher education, continuing education, and the workplace for the purpose of improving diversity and inclusion. Participants will learn to design counseling strategies to promote self-advocacy in multiple contexts for adults with ADHD and Autism, and to design reasonable accommodation strategies for a variety of environments within the framework of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Participants in Disability Studies, Education, Business Studies, Public Health, Rehabilitation Counseling, or Social Work may potentially obtain credit for this course in their respective degree disciplines. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) officers are welcome.
Course Number: EDUC-42356
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
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7/10/2023 - 9/15/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
West, Summer, MA Rhetoric & Writing Studies | MA Education Certificate in Cognitive Disabilities PhD Candidate in Linguistics
Summer West has worked with UCSD Extension on a part-time basis since 2010. She currently works in Hessen, Germany as a research associate in Social Work and a PhD candidate in Linguistics, teaching courses in both programs. Her current research merges autism, ADHD, and dyslexia with language and writing studies. She has taught writing since 2008 across four different countries. After receiving a very late autism diagnosis in 2018, she transitioned into disability/neurodiversity studies and advocacy for higher education. She tutors undergraduate and graduate students with learning differences from varied language backgrounds in their academic writing coursework and is a newly elected co-chair of the Accessibility Committee for the Writing Program Administration-Graduate Organization (WP...Read More
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7/10/2023 - 9/15/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Education department at 858-534-9286 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.