Behavioral Supports & Interventions for Children with Autism

This course focuses on behavioral support strategies to be used for children with autism disorders. 

Courses Overview

Learn behavioral support strategies for children with autism spectrum disorders including high and low functioning autism, asperger syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder in an educational environment. This course will also present long-range behavioral strategies and supports.

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Approximately 45 hours

Up to 3 months to complete coursework

Estimated Cost


Ways to Learn



3 PDUs

Graduate Level Professional Development Credits

Key Features

Online and self-paced   |   Earn graduate-level professional development credits for salary advancement

Gain practical teaching strategies    |    Create a behavior plan to implement in your classroom

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to

  • Analyze the differences between Applied Behavior Analysis, The Floortime Model® and specific roles and responsibilities of general and special education staff
    in administering behavioral interventions
  • Understand behavioral strategies designed for children with ranging autism spectrum disorders
  • Create a behavior plan that addresses specific behavior interventions or accommodations 

Course Topics:

  • Behavioral components of children with autism, asperger syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder
  • Behavioral programs and strategies for children with autism spectrum disorders 
  • Long-range behavioral strategies and support for children with autism




Recommended Courses 
Students will gain a deeper understanding of Autism by taking additional courses:

Who Should Enroll?

  • PreK-12 teachers
  • Teacher candidates
  • School administrators
  • Para-educators    

Earn your credit in 3 simple steps

Step 1
Register online.

Step 2
Complete the course.

Step 3
Receive credits and obtain an official transcript.


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What are Graduate-level Professional Development Credits?

Graduate-level professional development credits are not part of a degree program but instead are primarily used for professional advancement such as salary increment steps and recertification. Students should seek approval from appropriate district officials before enrolling in these courses.

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