Strategies for Success: Teaching Neurodivergent Students

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As the number of neurodivergent students continues to rise nationwide, the student population filling our classrooms reflects this increase. As college professors we often find ourselves unprepared for the challenges of teaching these students. We might even confuse a student’s disruptive or uncooperative behavior for disrespect or lack of motivation rather than recognize it as a symptom of their disability.

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