Children on the Autism Spectrum
This training is designed to provide participants with information and strategies to support children on the autism spectrum in early childhood settings. Participants will discuss typical behaviors and interaction styles of a child on the autism spectrum. They will also review and discuss adapting communication, the environment, and interactions to support the inclusion of a child on the autism spectrum. As the family of a child on the autism spectrum experiences challenges and stressors, participants will consider ways to collaborate and support the family.
100% of this training addresses the issues of "diverse learners"
After completing this course, participants should be able to:
Describe characteristics of an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Learn about the needs of the child with ASD through connections with thechild’s parent/guardian and the school system.
Consider adaptations to activities, interactions and teaching approaches.
Explore resources strategies to support a child with ASD in the OST program.
The Institute for Education and Professional Development, Inc.
IEPD has master instructors who provide training, coaching and mentoring services. Each of the IEPD instructors receives training on adult learning principles, training design and delivery, and evaluation. All of the IEPD instructors have worked in the field of early childhood education, bringing their own experiences and "lessons learned" to the training.
Our trainings are fun, engaging, and are filled with important information and resources. We want to work with you, hear your stories, successes and challenges, and provide assistance to help you in your work.