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Foundations Of Autism Spectrum Disorders

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This course provides foundational information about Autism Spectrum Disorders. Participants identify general characteristics associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder including learning preferences, behaviors, and patterns. Participants also learn interventions, accommodations, and supports, with emphasis on recent technology.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Learning Preferences

    • Explain learning preferences, developmental discrepancies, and behavioral challenges within the autism spectrum.
    • Identify general differences within the autism spectrum.

    Communication and Language

    • Summarize foundational and prerequisite skills for communication.
    • Identify communication profiles of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    Sensory Challenges

    • Describe foundational sensory challenges of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
    • Describe the affect of responses to sensory stimuli and the manifestation of repetitive or stereotyped patterns of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    Foundational Interventions

    • Identify accommodations, modifications, and specific routines and structures to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
    • Identify visual and technical supports to enhance verbal interactions and task completion for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
    • Identify technology that enhances learning for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    Characteristics

    • Identify the characteristics within the autism spectrum.
    • Describe the patterns of behavior and activities of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    Review

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