Autism 1 February 17, 2023

Ended Mar 3, 2023

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Full course description

Course Description

  • This introductory class will provide participants with an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We will look at the 3 underlying characteristics shared by these categories. These include challenges in communication, social skills, and restrictive and repetitive activities, and/or intense areas of interest. We will address how these characteristics impact the school learning environment and will introduce participants to resources for further instruction or interventions.
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Jennifer Tilley
  • Credit(s) and Type: 1.5 Hours Staff Development


Target Audience

  • Classified Staff
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = Yes
  • Open to Student Teachers = Yes 
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes
    • Charter Classified


Date, Time, and Location


Course Outcomes

Here are the outcomes for the course:

  • Identify the core features of autism spectrum disorder, as delineated by IDEA
  • Understand how features manifest differently in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Speak knowledgeably regarding autism as a spectrum disorder