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What about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

What about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? is a three-part series on understanding and preparing to support children with moderate to severe Autism.

Part 1: What is Autism?

In this training, participants will ... 

  • be able to identify the characteristics & behavioral patterns of children with Autism
  • understand identification and diagnosis of Autism
  • understand how families access services from Regional Center & Special Ed Criteria
  • understand once identified... What's next?
  • understand impact of behavior in the Early childhood classroom

Resources and References

 

 

Inclusive ECE What about ASD Part 1 Factsheet

 

Part 2: Sensory Processing, Co-morbidities, & Autism Spectrum Disorder

This training explores the sensory systems in depth and the behaviors most commonly associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and areas of concern and strategies to be used in the classroom will be reviewed.

Resources and References

 

  Inclusive ECE What about ASD Part 2 Factsheet

Part 3: Supportive Interventions

In this training, participants will... 

  • Be introduced to additional intervention strategies
    • Environment
    • Task analysis
    • Child preference
    • Adult support
  • Review topics that have been covered in all parts of the series
  • Participate in a panel discussion for questions from all part of the series

Resources and References

  Inclusive ECE What about ASD Part 3 Factsheet