CADDRA 2020: You’ve Got This: Motivating and Supporting Neurodiverse Students with Online Learning

You’ve Got This: Motivating and Supporting Neurodiverse Students with Online Learning

Do you know children and teens with ADHD, ASD or learning disabilities who have a tough time starting and completing things they have to do? Are you wondering about how these students will fare as we blend in-person and online education? Successfully motivating and supporting these students in hybrid learning relies on a strength-based collaborative approach that includes them in creating solutions to academic challenges. In this seminar, Dr. Sharon Saline and Brittany Burek, M.A., Ph.D. candidate, will explore the challenges of online learning for neurodiverse students and offer effective strategies for how clinicians and health care professionals can better support their online learning. You’ll gain tools for helping young people from kindergarten to post-secondary school develop personal accountability, stronger executive functioning skills and increased levels of independence. When they have these appropriate levels of support both at home and at school, they’ll embrace new educational challenges with more confidence and resilience.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be better able to:

1. Identify the particular challenges of online learning for students with neurodevelopmental disabilities.
2. Describe how to teach and improve motivation, goal-directed persistence, time management, and organizational skills for hybrid learning.
3, Determine appropriate levels of scaffolding (both adult and technology) to best aid a student’s online learning.

Dates: October 25, 2020, 3:30pm to 4:30pm EDT.

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Enrollment is limited.