Social Supports for Children with Autism
Courses OverviewLearn social characteristics of autism that will be applied within education environments, social interventions from a systems perspective, and the requirements of special education. Educators will gain practical social strategies and specialized instruction for general education classrooms.
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 social support strategies to implement in your classroom | Learn theoretically based approaches
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Understand each disorder and the social characteristics associated with them
- Research theoretically based approaches
- Provide practical social strategies and specialized instruction
Students will gain a deeper understanding of Autism by taking additional courses:
- Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Prevent Bullying in the Classroom
- Meeting Academic Needs 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.