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This is an overview of autism spectrum disorders. The course is an examination of the psychological, physiological, social, and educational characteristics of individuals who have been identified as having autism, pervasive developmental disorder, Rett's disorder, Asperger's syndrome and childhood disintegrative disorder. By the end of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge and skills related to: The definition and characteristics of learners with autism spectrum disorders; causes and prevalence of autism; assessment and education placement options for individuals who are considered in need of special education services; and intervention. In addition, students will learn how to write instructional objectives, long-term goals, individualized education programs, and instructional plans for children with ASD.
Core Lessons: a) Definition and Characteristics
b) Causes and Prevalence
c) Assessment and Placement
d) Instructional and Behavioral Intervention
e) How to Write Instructional Objectives for Children with ASD f) How to Write Long-Term Goals (Annual Goals) for Children with ASD g) How to Write Individualized Education Programs for Children with ASD h) How to Write Instructional Programs for Children with ASD
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By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Define ASD and recognize its characteristics.
- Describe causes and prevalence of ASD.
- Summarize assessment and placement of ASD.
- Describe instructional and behavioral interventions.
- Demonstrate how to write instructional objectives.
- Demonstrate how to write long term goals.
- Summarize the individualized educational program.
- Demonstrate how to write instructional plans, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
Lesson 1: SE102: Unit 1: Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders. Professor Deirdre MithaugIntroduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
Lesson 2: Unit 1.2: Definitions and Characterisitcs of ASDDefinitions and Characteristics of autism spectrum disorders
Lesson 3: 1.3: Causes and Prevalence of ASDIntroduction to the Causes and Prevalence of ASD
Lesson 4: Unit 2.1: Assessment and PlacementDescription of assessment and placement options for individuals with autism spectrum disorders
Lesson 5: 2.2: Instructional and Behavioral InterventionsDescription of instructional and behavioral intervention options for individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Lesson 6: Unit 3.1: How to Write Instructional ObjectivesProvides guidance in how to write instructional objectives
Lesson 7: 3.2: How to Write Long Term GoalsDescribes how to write the long-term goals that will be included in the IEP
Lesson 8: 3.3: The Individualized Educational ProgramDescribes the components of the IEP and how to develop it.
Lesson 9: 3.4: How to Write Instructional PlansDescribes format and content for writing instructional plans for individuals with ASD
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Course Adheres to the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard
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|Languages ||: ||English - United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and other English speaking countries |
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Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive a CEU Certificate documenting CEUs earned
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Lesson assignments and review exams
|Duration ||: ||Continuous: Enroll anytime! |
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Basic Course: $30.00 (no CEU Certificate)
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