If you only have 30 minutes for professional development, this series is for you!!!!
This twelve part series of 30-minute online courses presented by Dr. Amanda Boutot was designed to give general educators, parents, administrators, paraprofessionals and others quick, practical strategies that can be easily implemented in the general education classroom.
Strategies for Working with Students with Autism in the General Education Setting
Strategy 1: Understanding Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Content: Understanding the primary characteristics of ASD, understanding the behavioral characteristics of ASD, and under- standing the learning characteristics of ASD
Strategy 2: Get to Know the Individual Student
Content: Preparing before school begins, meeting the family, and getting to know the student
Strategy 3: Create Predictability
Content: Understanding an individual’s need for predictability, establishing routines (consistent schedules, activities and expectations), using visuals support predictability, and preparing for changes
Strategy 4: Develop Clear Expectations, Part 1 – Social and Behavioral
Content: Developing social and behavioral expectations and using visuals to support social and behavioral expectations
Strategy 5: Develop Clear Expectations, Part 2 – Academic
Content: Developing academic expectations and using visual to support academic expectations including workload supports, visual accommodations and assistance supports
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