Based on current research and literature, this course identifies the characteristics of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and provides knowledge of cognition and neurology as well as the core challenges associated with ASD and their implications for program planning and service delivery. Topics include: language and verbal/nonverbal communication, social skills, behavior, and auditory/visual/sensory processing. Roles and responsibilities of various service providers involved in the education and support of students with ASD are explored as well as skills and strategies for effective collaboration with a variety of teams, service providers, and families.
Note: This course is available for open enrollment. It may be a requirement for individuals clearing an Education Specialist credential through an Induction program.
Course Number: EDUC-31590
Credit: 4.50 unit(s)
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3/27/2023 - 4/21/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Edwards, Kathleen M, Recently served as a Program Director for UCLA Extension and was responsible for developing their special education curriculum.
Kate M Edwards, Ph.D., recently served as a program director for UCLA Extension and was responsible for developing their special education curriculum. Her research focuses on culturally inclusive positive behavior support in the classroom. She has served a variety of roles in non-public schools, residential treatment centers and foster care facilities throughout Southern California.
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No refunds after: 3/28/2023.
3/27/2023 - 4/21/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Education department at 858-534-9286 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.