Remote learning requires all learners to adapt and change the way they study and learn, but for neurodiverse learners there may be additional challenges that can increase the time it takes them to adjust.
Learned helplessness can have serious effects on learning, has a close relationship with depression and anxiety, and can go entirely unrecognised by the person in its control.
While the recommendations for support may not change, support staff may need to adjust their approach to allow for differences in communication that will present when assessing online.
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Here, Dr. Sue explains how the COVID-19 crisis is forcing students to confront new strains on their attention, and what this might mean for attainment.
Beyond setting up remote learning and working routines, how can departments ensure students are given the best chance at coping with this unprecedented challenge?