Supporting Students with Neurological Differences in the Classroom - Promoting diversity and inclusion of neurodiverse students within Higher Education

Butler, Orla and Ni Bhraonain, Dimphne (2021) Supporting Students with Neurological Differences in the Classroom - Promoting diversity and inclusion of neurodiverse students within Higher Education. In: National Forum of Teaching and Learning- National Seminar Series 2021/22.

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Abstract

The goal of this webinar is to celebrate neurodiversity and promote how it can be harnessed to encourage greater engagement and creativity within the learning environment. Participants can expect to walk away with a clear, basic understanding of neurodiversity, the challenges faced by neurodiverse learners and how these challenges can be addressed. Using principles of best practice in this area, contributors will discuss some achievable practical teaching strategies that have the potential to be inclusive, flexible and engaging for neurodiverse students. Intended learning objectives of the session: - Support diverse cohorts of students better using practical strategies - Discuss learning challenges associated with neurological differences such as ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia - Explore strategies based on neurodiversity - Plan to use strategies to encourage student success for all students Panelists: - Fiona Ferris: Deputy CEO of AsIAm, Ireland's National Autism Charity and Advocacy Organisation. Presentation: Building an Inclusive Culture​ in Higher Education - Nicola James: CEO and founding director of Lexxic, a consultancy providing specialist support and dyslexia/ AD(H)D e-learning services for individuals in the workplace and higher education. Presentation: Empowering Neurodiverse Students. Change One Thing Repository of resources to support neurodiverse students Following on from the webinar, a repository of resources to support implementing practical, immediate changes to teaching practice was made available: https://library.griffith.ie/lecturer-support/change-one-thing-repository/

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Neurodiversity in Higher Education, Inclusive learning
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Computing Science > Master of Science in Cloud Computing
Faculty of Computing Science > MSc in Big Data Management and Analytics
Faculty of Computing Science > Master of Science in Computing
Faculty of Computing Science > Master of Science in Network and Information Security
Digital Learning Department
Faculty of Design
Faculty of Design > BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture
Faculty of Journalism & Media Communications
Depositing User: Ms Dimphne Ni Bhraonain
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2022 22:19
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2022 22:19
URI: http://go.griffith.ie/id/eprint/510

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