Membership is designed for Neurodiversity-Affirming Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Licensed Assistants.
- Get in-depth, innovative, evidence-based neurodiversity-focused, professional development for therapists by attending live online events and/or by accessing the recorded webinars on your own schedule.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest neurodiversity-affirming research by accessing carefully curated scientific papers, journal articles, and white papers.
Therapist Neurodiversity Collective’s Neurodiversity-Affirming Practices Series
Members have access to all upcoming Live Online Events with an active membership. Accompanying certificates for Professional Development Hours are included with each Continuing Education event.
Members have access to on-demand live event recordings, the accompanying handouts, and the CPE certificate for past events with an active membership.
Neurodiversity-Affirming Practice Series for SLPs, OTs, PTs, and Assistants
Continuing Professional Educational Events Scheduled for 2022
Dr. Alejandro Brice, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL – September 9, 2022
“A subarachnoid hemorrhage case study in acquired neurodivergence”
Dr. Alejandro Brice, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL – September 30, 2022
“Alzheimer’s dementia in a bilingual case study: A son’s perspective”
Dr. Catherine Crompton – Recorded Session, Handout, and Poster Available Now!
“Neurodiverse Interaction – Communication and learning between autistic and non-autistic people”.
Donnie Denome – Publications Associate, Autistic Self Advocacy Network – May 13, 2022
Full-time AAC User
“Providing Ethical, Respectful, and Effective Therapy for Autistic and Other Neurodivergent Clients”
Kelly Mahler, Occupational Therapist, Interoception Expert – Recorded Session and Handouts Available Now!
“An Overview of Interoception for the Therapist”
Kate McLaughlin, M.S., CCC-SLP – AAC Specialist – September 11, 2022
“Authentic Connection: Maximizing Motivation and Learning for Emergent AAC Learners”
Normandy Rindahl, OT – October 7, 2022
Occupational Therapy with Autistic Clients: Valuing and Promoting Neurodiversity
Julie Roberts, Speech-Language Pathologist – Coming Soon!
Therapist Neurodiversity Collective
Presentation 1 – “Social Skills Training and The Neurodiversity Movement: Research, Lived Experiences, and Ethical Considerations for Therapy Practices”
Presentation 2 – “Pragmatic Language, Self-Advocacy, Functional and Practical Goal Writing, and Therapy Applications”
Dr. Noah Sasson – Recorded Session and Handouts Available Now!
“FROM DEFICITS TO DIFFERENCES: UNDERSTANDING MECHANISMS OF SOCIAL DISABILITY IN AUTISM”
Dr. Virginia Spielmann – STAR Institute: Sensory Processing – Recorded Session Available Now!
“Neurodiversity Affirming Therapy for Difference in Sensory Integration and Processing
Dr. Rebecca Wood – Coming Soon!
Dr. Sarah Zate, MD – August 5, 2022
“The Process of Change: Evolving the ABA Discussion at the Provider Level”
Medical Neglect – Physician and Court Ordered ABA for Autistic Children