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Unlocking the Power of Neurodiversity in the Higher Education Classroom: Debunking Myths and Boosting Learning for All!

From the 2024 Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference (Recorded 2/23/2024)
Presented by Kayla Steltenkamp, PhD
In this session, explore the true meaning of neurodiversity and dispel common myths. Learn about universal design for learning and how to seamlessly incorporate it into your teaching. Leave with practical strategies and ideas to immediately enhance learning for every student in your classroom!

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Define neurodiversity and identify the strengths and unique learning styles of neurodiverse students.
  • Describe simple strategies to embed the Universal Design for Learning theory when making adaptations the content, process or products in coursework.
  • Develop an action plan for implementing instructional adaptations and accommodations to support neurodiverse students in future teaching practice.

This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area ETH will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.
This Basic-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.