Neurodiversity Awareness Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Grasp the essentials of neurodiversity and its significant impact in today's world. Transform into an agent of change, nurturing an inclusive, supportive, and flourishing environment for everyone. Be at the forefront of fostering a world that embraces all forms of neurodiversity.

This neurodiversity training will help you understand the distinction between 'neurodivergent' and 'neurotypical' and explore the spectrum of conditions such as autism, ADHD, and dyslexia, gaining insight into their unique characteristics and contributions. 

Engage in critical discussions about societal progress in embracing neurodiversity. Discover the unparalleled strengths neurodivergent individuals bring to the professional landscape while acknowledging the potential hurdles they may face. This neurodiversity awareness training also sheds light on the evolutionary and genetic facets of neurodiversity, providing a holistic view of its origins and manifestations. 

Understand the compelling business case for inclusivity, highlighting the mutual benefits for employees and employers. This neurodiversity course will also introduce effective strategies for attracting neurodivergent talent and ensuring your recruitment processes are inclusively designed. 

Explore the critical importance of mentorship and peer support in fostering a supportive work environment. Unearth strategies to cultivate understanding and collaboration within diverse teams, appreciating the value of varied thinking styles and problem-solving approaches. 

Discover the essential role of leadership in setting the tone for an inclusive culture. Equip yourself to challenge misconceptions and biases surrounding neurodivergent individuals.   Navigate the legal landscape confidently, understanding the rights of neurodivergent individuals and the responsibilities of employers. 

By studying this neurodiversity online course, you’ll learn:

  • The distinction between ‘neurodivergent’ and ‘neurotypical’.
  • The evolutionary and genetic facets of neurodiversity.
  • The strengths neurodivergent individuals bring to the workplace.
  • How to foster a supportive work environment.
  • The responsibilities of employers and how to navigate the legal landscape.
  • How to promote continuous learning and advocacy.
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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Neurodiversity and Modern Society
  • Part 2: 'Neurodivergent' and 'Neurotypical'
  • Part 3: The Spectrum of Neurodivergent Conditions
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1: Assessment
  • Part 1: The Neurological Basis for Different Neurodivergent Conditions
  • Part 2: The Strengths and Challenges Associated with Different Neurodivergent Conditions
  • Part 3: The Evolutionary and Genetic Aspects of Neurodiversity
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2: Assessment
  • Part 1: Neurodivergence Throughout History
  • Part 2: Societal Shifts in Accepting and Celebrating Neurodiversity
  • Part 3: The Evolution of Workplace Inclusivity
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3: Assessment
  • Part 1: The Benefits of Neurodiversity and Inclusion
  • Part 2: Potential Barriers in Traditional Employment Settings
  • Part 3: Understanding the Business Case for Hiring and Supporting Neurodivergent Employees
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4: Assessment
  • Part 1: Best Practices for Attracting Neurodiverse Talent
  • Part 2: The Importance of a Flexible and Inclusive Interview Process
  • Part 3: The Role of Onboarding
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5: Assessment
  • Part 1: Supporting Neurodiverse Employees
  • Part 2: Opportunities for Further Learning for Managers of Neurodiverse Teams
  • Part 3: The Significance of Mentorship in the Workplace
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6: Assessment
  • Part 1: Fostering Understanding in Diverse Teams
  • Part 2: Strategies For Addressing Bias in the Workplace
  • Part 3: The Role of Leadership in Modelling Inclusive Behaviours
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7: Assessment
  • Part 1: Common Misconceptions and Biases About Neurodivergent Individuals
  • Part 2: The Impact of Stigma on Workplace Well-Being and Productivity
  • Part 3: Case Studies
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8: Assessment
  • Part 1: Laws and Protections
  • Part 2: Employer Responsibilities
  • Part 3: Requesting and Providing Reasonable Accommodations
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9: Assessment
  • Part 1: Strategies for Promoting Ongoing Neurodiversity Education and Training
  • Part 2: The Significance of Employee Resource Groups
  • Part 3: How to Measure and Assess the Impact of Neurodiversity Initiatives in the Workplace
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10: Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This neurodiversity training will benefit human resource professionals, managers, educators, and advocates, as well as neurodivergent individuals themselves and their allies. Workplace professionals will gain invaluable insights and practical strategies to foster inclusive work strategies.

This neurodiversity online course is a comprehensive resource for anyone looking to contribute to creating more inclusive, understanding, and supportive environments for neurodivergent individuals.

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Accreditations

The Neurodiversity Awareness Diploma Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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