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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 - 12/07/2022.
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 focuses on Aspergers, PDD-NOS, and Autism

Session 2: Social Aspect of Autism:Explore the social idiosyncrasies of students with autism focuses on Movie portrayals of people with autism, Examining "The Social Code" (a program to promote social inclusion), and Social Stories

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

Session 4: Setting your Classroom up for Success:Review teacher tested strategies for supporting students with autism focuses on Creating a calm classroom climate, Building positive relationships between home & school, and Augmentative & alternative communication options

Session 5: Autism & the Law- examine current case studies dealing w/ students w/ autism in the classroom focuses on Case studies of current legal cases and 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. Please allow 6-8 weeks to process and receive official transcripts.

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