Meeting Academic Needs for Children with Autism
Learn educational strategies to be used for children with autism spectrum disorders including high and low functioning autism, asperger syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder. Explore opportunities for your students to participate in virtual learning, on the job training, and life skills education. Special education law will be offered as an extended understanding in meeting basic educational needs for individuals with autism disorders.Register Now
Approximately 45 hoursUp to 3 months to complete coursework
Ways to Learn
3 PDUsGraduate Level Professional Development Credits
Online and self-paced | Earn graduate-level professional development credits for salary advancement
Gain practical teaching strategies | Build a comparative curriculum map for each disorder
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Evaluate strengths and weaknesses in your own instructional strategies that you use for children with autism spectrum disorders
- Build a comparative curriculum map for each disorder, as well as a toolkit of strategies
- Analyze opportunities for your student to participate in virtual learning, life skills education, and on the job training as underscored by special education law
Students will gain a deeper understanding of Autism by taking additional courses:
- Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Prevent Bullying in the Classroom
- Social Supports for Children with Autism
Who Should Enroll?
- PreK-12 teachers
- Teacher candidates
- School administrators
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.