Neurodiversity Training


Neurodiversity Training 

Therapist Neurodiversity Collective, Inc,
– a trailblazer in neurodiversity-affirming therapy, education, and advocacy since January 2018!

Our innovative lecture topics and classes are aligned with a Neurodiversity-Affirming Paradigm, interconnecting cutting-edge contemporary research, autistic lived experiences, and ethical guidance with meaningful, practical applications for improving self-determined quality of life for autistic and other neurodivergent people.

  • Elevate Your Professional Skills! Dive into our cost-effective online courses tailored for therapists, educators, and professionals. Gain deep insights into evidence-based, trauma-informed ethical therapies and educational strategies, all while earning attendance certificates.
  • Empowerment for Everyone! Discover our top-notch, affordable online classes crafted for the public. Learn respectful, non-behavior-centric methods to champion the dignity, autonomy, and overall well-being of autistic individuals, promoting genuine inclusion at every step.
  • Join Our Live Online Events! Missed out? No stress! Get exclusive access to the event recording for the next 14 days.
  • On-Demand Webinar Courses Just for You! Dive into our content whenever you want, with 180 days of access from the date of purchase. Your learning, your pace!
  • Arrange a bespoke on-site or virtual event for your organization with Julie depending on availability.

Hey, did you know that active Collective Members get access to all our Live and On-demand Courses, including all recorded past events unavailable to the general public?

If you are a neurodiversity-affirming therapist, click the button to learn more.

Neurodiversity-Related Continuing Professional Development Hours

These professional development courses are designed for providers and educators and include certificate of participation.

  • Evidence-based – courses include a list of all of the research citations to support presenter recommendations
  • Additional resources  – pdf copies of slides and any accompanying handouts
  • Autism in the classroom – evidence-based, trauma-informed support
  • Comprehensive research-based topic exploration
  • Assessment, goal writing, and implementation
  • Neurodiversity-affirming special education services on a PBIS / PBS campus
  • Coming in January 2024 – Six hour course and certificate of completion: The Neurodiversity-Affirming Conceptual Practice Framework for Social Communication (Roberts, J. © 2019 – 2022)

Promoting Autistic Well-Being & Belonging: Support & Advocacy

These classes are designed for autistic and non-autistic people, including self-advocates, along with parents, family members, and caregivers of autistic children and teens.

  • Understanding autism – what it is and isn’t
  • Trauma-informed connection and support giving
  • Promoting mental well-being and quality of life
  • Informed advocacy: In schools and therapy settings
  • ABA – why not, and what are the alternatives?
  • Helpful vs. harmful therapy goals – what and why
  • Why the adults need the behavior intervention plan
  • What leads to restraint and seclusion in the school setting and how to reduce the probability