Autism Spectrum Disorders | Certificate Program
|Location:||165 Morris Hall, UW-La Crosse
Monday, June 17, 2013
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|Organization/Department:||UWL Continuing Ed
Autism is characterized by difficulties in communication, unusual responses to sensory stimuli, difficulty relating to people or to the environment, and developmental discrepancies. With specific approaches and teaching strategies, many individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders may be quite successful in home, school and community life.
This is a CEU based program with an option for 2 undergraduate or 2 graduate credits.
Our presenters are made up of university professors, public school professionals, Chileda professionals and parents.
Who Will Benefit:
- School Personnel
- Special Education Teachers
- Speech Pathologists
- Occupational Therapists
- School Psychologists
- Medical Field Professionals
- Mental Health Counselors
- Health and Human Services Workers
- Parents and Family Members of Persons with ASD
- Anyone who currently provides or who will provide direct support or services to an individual with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in the home, school, work, or community setting.
After Attending This Program You Will Have:
- A better understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorders reflective of multiple perspectives, disciplines and approaches
- A community of support people and resources
- Multiple visual supports that are created and designed by you:
- Personalized by setting, need and specific considerations of the person(s) you are helping become more independent and successful
- With shared ideas and feedback
- With an action plan and ideas for implementation
- Able to be used in homes, classrooms, community environments, professional development plans and more
- Recommendations of additional resources: books, websites, research and more