: In order to adequately meet the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, professionals need to understand the characteristics of this disorder and how to properly implement assessment tools. This Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders course, offered by our accredited school partners, aims to provide school-based professionals with practical information for identifying, assessing, and intervening with school-age children on the autism spectrum. Throughout this course, you will examine challenges, evidence-based practices, and applications of evidence-based interventions within the school setting.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
• Recognize the concepts behind autism spectrum disorders and how the disorder has evolved over time
• Recall how to perform behavioral screenings in order to document presence and severity of symptoms
• Identify best practices in assessment, treatment, intervention, and special education
• Describe the future direction for autism research and practice in schools
Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!Instructor Description
: This course is instructor supported. The instructor for this course is Marissa Wilson, Marissa has seven years of preschool teaching experience in not for profit programs and large government organizations. She has worked with multiple age groups and trained staff on the use of technology tools, such as Teaching Strategies and SMART boards. Most recently, Marissa was a lead pre-kindergarten teacher with Head Start. She holds a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from The University of North Dakota and is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in Online Learning & Teaching from The University of Wisconsin-Stout.Certification
: Not Applicable.
This course does not require any additional material.