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Legal And Ethical Issues: Autism Spectrum Disorders

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This course explores legislative and ethical standards for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Participants discuss and explore legal requirements and analyze ethical responsibilities to gain an understanding of the current tensions, critical issues, and debates within special education and related policy domains.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. 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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    Collaborating with Professionals

    • Determine the ethical and legal responsibilities when communicating and collaborating with various professionals and service providers.
    • Explain the ethical and legal responsibilities when communicating and collaborating with families of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Accountability

    • Determine the requirements for participating in state assessment.
    • Discuss the ethical and legal responsibilities for behavioral interventions for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
    • Analyze the ethical and legal responsibilities for addressing state standards and aligning IDEA.

    Identification and Placement of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    • Determine the ethical and legal responsibilities when placing students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in educational programs.
    • Describe various factors to consider when measuring and analyzing an individual’s response to interventions.
    • Discuss educators’ ethical and legal responsibilities when labeling students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    Overview of Key Disability Policies

    • Explain the implementation of local policies addressing students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
    • Describe the effect of No Child Left Behind policies for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
    • Identify the laws that affect special education for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    Supporting Independence

    • Identify supports and inhibitors for employing students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
    • Determine the ethical and legal considerations for supporting independence using technology for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
    • Explain the ethical and legal responsibilities when implementing transition services for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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