The student will be able to demonstrate competence in effective listening and communication skills, understanding the biology and characteristics of autism, the ability to differentiate between various aspects of ABA behavior analysis, completing a functional behavior analysis, identifying challenging behaviors, identifying and developing appropriate curriculum, applying various instructional techniques in the classroom, understanding the components of life skills, social skills, and communication skills instruction, and researching best practices.

$225.00 per 180 days

Course Description

Duration: Self-paced, Instructor Supported | Six Months to complete.

Credits: 45 Clock Hours | 45 PDUs | 4.5 CEUs | 3 SH in Special Education


"Exceptional Student Education: Lower Functioning Autism" is a course for teachers looking to expand their practical and theoretical knowledge of autism, with a focus on educating students at the lower functioning end of the spectrum.


Learning Outcomes:

The student will be able to demonstrate competence in effective listening and communication skills, understanding the biology and characteristics of autism, the ability to differentiate between various aspects of ABA behavior analysis, completing a functional behavior analysis, identifying challenging behaviors, identifying and developing appropriate curriculum, applying various instructional techniques in the classroom, understanding the components of life skills, social skills, and communication skills instruction, and researching best practices.


Textbook: Autism: Teaching Makes a Difference, 2nd Edition; Brenda Scheuermann; Jo Webber; Russell Lang (ebook provided)

Course Curriculum

    • Exceptional Student Education: Lower Functioning Autism Unlimited
    • Course Survey Unlimited

Upcoming Classes
No class listing = Open Enrollment

Instructor(s)

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Instructor: Dr. Sara Hoefler currently engages in private practice for child and adolescent behavior, parent coaching, and life skills coaching. With 25 years of experience in the field, she is an expert in special education. Her years as a principal of a K-12 school serving exclusively special needs students has given her expertise and insight into how to best work with parents to find the most appropriate options for their children socially, academically, and developmentally. She holds current certifications in education (K-12) and brings hands-on experience. Dr. Hoefler also co-authored and organized training events in Special Education meditations for teachers, mediators, and lawyers through the Alternative Dispute Resolution Academy.

Contacts

866-384-4563
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Address

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  Orlando, Florida, 32801

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1655 North Fort Myers Drive, Suite 700, Arlington, Virginia 22209

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