This course focuses on a wide variety of topics and issues related to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Many different aspects of ASD are examined from a variety of different vantage points and perspectives. Course content include defining ASD characteristics, assessing, planning and monitoring developmentally appropriate interventions and instructional strategies (including behavior based), knowledge of the impact of language development and communication skills, understanding the challenges and differences of students with ASD which include communication, social, sensory, behavior, auditory and visual processing, developing and maintaining structured and organized learning environment, understanding the roles and responsibilities of various service providers and integrating the strategies into the learning environment, as well as to articulate current research based practices. The expected student outcome is demonstration of knowledge and awareness regarding major issues related to ASD.
Number of Units: 9.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for San Diego County Office of Education Added Authorization Candidates.
Course Format: Online
Location: San Diego County Office of Education
Audience: San Diego County Office of Education Added Authorization Candidates
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: December 17, 2023 (11:59pm PST)
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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.
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