Critical Perspectives on Neurodiversity


This module offers a critical perspective on the neurodiversity paradigm and its implications for care practice, peer support and social activism.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Critical perspective on the neurodiversity paradigm.

  2. Critical perspective on the pathology / bio-medical paradigm.

  3. Appreciation of various discourses regarding autism and other medicalised neurodivergent experiences.

  4. Capacity to apply the implication of these critical reflections to a variety of practice settings and social activism.

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