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Neurodiversity and Inclusion Certificate

Neurodiversity and Inclusion Certificate Overview

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he VT Higher Education Collaborative believes neurodiversity is not only amazing, it’s necessary. To that end, we wanted to revise our Autism program to equip professionals to support our learners with neurodiversity-affirming programming across the state and beyond.

This program highlights an awareness of differences vs. disorders, and empowering professionals to lead with autism advocacy and acceptance versus awareness. Most notably, this program teaches about autism, but the practices recommended are applicable for neurodivergent learners across many diagnoses (ADHD, dyslexia, NLD, and more). Completing this program yields a certificate stating that the professional has completed a course of study on Neurodiversity & Inclusion supports.

This page is under development. Please check back soon for more details! 

If you have questions, contact the program director, Hannah Markos at [email protected]

Application and Admissions Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree is recommended to enroll in the Neurodiversity and Inclusion Certificate Program.

Sequence of Courses

As VTHEC continues its development of this new program, courses and workshops will not be held during the Fall 2022 semester. Future offerings will be added soon—please reach out to Hannah Markos with any questions you may have!