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SPED 6996 Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (No Credit)

Price: $300.00

Autism Spectrum Disorders are presently being diagnosed at epidemic rates of 1 in 68 children
individuals in the general population and 1 in 42 boys. This number has increased dramatically in the
last three years and last three years and in the last three years and numbers continue to climb despite
interventions and early diagnosis. early diagnosis.

This course is purposed toward familiarizing participants with autism spectrum disorders including
high and low functioning autism, disorders including high and low functioning autism, Asperger
Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder, which the DSM-V classifies as Autism Spectrum
Disorders.

Participants will become familiar with each disorder. 

Participants will learn about therapeutic and educational interventions currently in use.

An overview of IDEA, least restrictive environment and other lawful mandates will be taught.

Participants will be provided with practical strategies for general education classrooms 
(elementary and secondary) designed for children with ranging autism disorders.

Lastly, this course will present potential future applications, including living 
arrangements, career options, and educational requirements.

This is our No Credit Option.