This course focuses on the field-based experience required for the Massachusetts Autism Endorsement for Educators (603 CMR 7.00). Due to the varying nature of the presentation of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) within individuals candidates' eligible for the endorsement should be evaluated based on the demonstration of course- and field-work experiences and assignments that comprehensively and specifically address the required competencies. This course meets the requirement of field experience working with students with ASD and includes related experience to focus upon core areas (e.g. classroom climate assessment instructional practices social skill development working with paraprofessionals and other school staff working with families).
Saturday, January 11, 2020 to Saturday, February 1, 2020