Therapist Neurodiversity Collective’s Neurodiversity-Affirming Practices Series
LIVE and on-demand online professional development courses designed for neurodiversity-affirming Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Licensed Assistants. Courses include Professional Development Hour certificates. Join the Collective Here

Innovative lecture topics aligned with a Neurodiversity-Affirming Paradigm interconnect contemporary research and neurodivergent lived experiences with relevant and practical therapy applications.  Active members have access to recorded past events.

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Flipping the Autism Narrative – Neurodiversity in the Public Schools – Part 1

A free Facebook Live Public Event  – Flipping the Autism Narrative – Neurodiversity in the Public Schools – Part 1: A conversation with a trauma-informed mom & a neurodiversity-affirming therapy provider about their mission to reconstruct autism services on a PBIS campus. This is the first in a three-part series about how one school team […]

Flipping the Autism Narrative – Neurodiversity in the Public Schools – Part 2

A Free Facebook Live Public Event – Flipping the Autism Narrative – Neurodiversity in the Public Schools – Part 2 A conversation with a neurodiversity-affirming special education team” – An SLP, a Special Education Coordinator, and a Special Education Teacher talk about how they collaborate to slowly, but surely reconstruct autism student services on a […]

Flipping the Autism Narrative – Neurodiversity in the Public Schools – Part 3

A Free Facebook Live Public Event – Flipping the Autism Narrative – Neurodiversity in the Public Schools – Part 3 A conversation with a neurodiversity-affirming speech therapy team about their mission to reconstruct autism services on a PBIS campus and how they have radically flipped the social skills training narrative for autistic students on its […]

DEI and NeuroDivErsIty – July 22, 2022

Therapist Neurodiversity Collective’s Neurodiversity-Affirming Practices Series Valerie Pitaluga, M.S. CCC-SLP, & Truvine Walker, M.ED. CCC-SLP DEI and NeuroDivErsIty (A DEI event) Val Pitaluga (she/her) is a bilingual and bicultural speech-language […]

The Process of Change: Evolving the ABA Discussion at the Provider Level – August 5, 2022

Therapist Neurodiversity Collective’s Neurodiversity-Affirming Practices Series Dr. Sarah Zate, MD “The Process of Change: Evolving the ABA Discussion at the Provider Level” Subject Matter: ABA and ethics; MD therapy referrals for autistic patients; neurodiversity-affirming therapy providers – dialogue and relationship building with physicians; physician neurodiversity-affirming education tips for therapy providers. Dr. Sarah Zate, MD is […]

Live Event: Racial Disparities in Autism

Therapist Neurodiversity Collective’s Neurodiversity-Affirming Practices Series Desiree R. Jones Live Event: Racial Disparities in Autism (A DEI event) Desi is a 4th-year doctoral student at the University of Texas at Dallas, […]