Autism Spectrum Disorder Add-On Endorsement: Augmentative/Alternative Communication Systems and Assistive/Instructional Technology
This course is the third in a series of three Moodle (virtual) courses for educators working towards the Autism Spectrum Disorder Add-On Endorsement. Participants will be able to describe and analyze communication needs, design strategies to facilitate intervention, and demonstrate an understanding of various communication interventions for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders; including AAC/AT. Participants will understand the importance of transition planning for students with ASD.
Applied Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavior Supports for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
This course is the second in a series of three Moodle (virtual) courses for those working towards the Autism Spectrum Disorder Add-On Endorsement. This course provides participants with an understanding of how applied behavior analysis principles pertain to individuals with ASD, including implementation associated with teaching various skills and supporting behavior in educational settings.
Participants will be able to identify characteristics associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), demonstrate an understanding of current trends and research-based methodologies used to create appropriate instructional programs for these students, and become familiar with formal and informal assessments used for diagnosis and instructional planning.
Participants should verify with their school district that the course is in the District's Professional Learning Catalog, that the course has been approved by the district, and is eligible for points.