Understanding and Supporting Neurodivergent Individuals in Diverse Communities


Tai Dyers, LAPC, NCC, CCTP

Tai Dyer is a mental health professional with extensive experience providing counseling and therapy services. They are Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and have completed training in Trauma Incident Reduction therapy. Tai has worked as a Therapist at Southern Live Oak Wellness and The Renewal Group, where they provided individual counseling and developed treatment plans for clients with emotional and mental health barriers. At Peachford Hospital, they led psychoeducational groups to expand awareness of mental health symptoms and coping skills. Tai has also worked as a Mental Health Intern at The Trauma Resolution Center, where they provided trauma-informed therapy utilizing Trauma Incident Reduction therapy. They have experience conducting biopsychosocial assessments, crisis interventions, and skills building with clients. Tai is passionate about helping clients improve their mental health and overcome personal, social, and behavioral problems.

Course Overview

This course aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the unique challenges faced by neurodivergent individuals within black, brown, and queer populations. Through a focus on intersectionality, participants will explore the complex interplay between neurodiversity and identity, while gaining practical strategies to create more inclusive environments and support neurodivergent individuals effectively. The course will address biases and stereotypes associated with neurodivergent individuals and equip participants with insights into best practices for supporting them across various settings.

Target audience: All Mental Health Professionals

Content Level: Beginning to intermediate

Course completion requirements: To earn 1 CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation.

NBCC ACEP No. 7351

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Goals and Objectives


Gain a comprehensive understanding of neurodiversity and its intersection with race, ethnicity, and LGBTQ+ identities, while recognizing the unique challenges faced by neurodivergent individuals from diverse communities.


Acquire practical strategies and best practices for creating inclusive environments that support neurodivergent individuals, addressing biases, stereotypes, and promoting acceptance and understanding.


Explore the complex interplay between neurodiversity and identity, deepening insights into the experiences of neurodivergent individuals and developing the necessary skills to effectively support them in various settings.

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Cultivated Mental Health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7351. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Cultivated Mental Health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Course Interaction & System Requirements

This live webinar is fully interactive. Attendees may ask and answer questions throughout the presentation and participate in instructor-led discussions.

System requirements: (example)

• Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher

• Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher

• Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.