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Supporting Students with Autism in Education

This is a 3 credit (90 Act 48 Hours) online course offered through a partnership w/ Immaculata University. At registration participants have the option to add Immaculata University graduate credit.Time Frame: 11/16/2022 - 12/7/2022.

With more students being diagnosed w/ Autism Spectrum disorders, it's important for educators to examine their perceptions & expand their knowledge base of this disability category.
Session 1-Autism Spectrum:Examine the latest research

Session 2-Social Aspect of Autism:Explore the social idiosyncrasies of students with autism.
Movie portrayals of people with autism
Examine "The Social Code", a program to promote social inclusion
Social Stories

Session 3-Working with Students with Autism in the classroom:Research strategies & interventions to utilize.
Multiple learning modalities
Promoting on task behavior
Defining teacher role vs. assistant role

Session 4-Setting your Classroom up for Success:Review teacher tested strategies for supporting students with autism.
Create calm classroom climate
Build positive relationships between home & school
Augmentative & alternative communication options

Session 5-Autism & the Law:Examine current case studies dealing w/ students w/ autism in the classroom.
Case studies of current legal cases
IEP development & implementation

*The cost of the grad. credit is $600 ($200 per credit) in addition to the base fee for the course. Once the course starts the decision to add (or not) Immaculata credit is final. Upon successful conclusion of the course students will receive a transcript from Immaculata University.
Michael & Rhonda Bielawski are the instructors. You may email the instructor for questions about the content of program. For registration questions email:

Event Dates

Wednesday 16 November 12:00 AM

Event Options

CPE Credit: 3
In County Cost: $450
Out of County Cost: $450
Graduate Credit: 3
In County Cost: $1050
Out of County Cost: $1050