This course focuses on assessment of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) including: an ability to identify, administer, and interpret a range of formal and informal tools in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner that assess the unique strengths, skills (including academic , social, behavioral and adaptive) and learning styles of students with autism ages 3-22. Knowledge of how ongoing assessment and data collection can be used to inform instruction, services and supports; monitor progress and rates and patterns of skill acquisition; and ensure the maintenance and generalization of skills across settings. Understanding and supporting the roles of other disciplines and professionals involved in the education of students with autism and facilitation coordination and collaboration of relevant IEP team members, including parents or caregivers, related service providers and medical professionals, to meet the unique needs of students with autism and a culturally sensitive manner.
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Assessment and Collaboration
Monday, August 24, 2020 to Tuesday, September 15, 2020