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Understanding Asperger's Syndrome

Course #: EDUC_714U

Semester Credits: 3

Cost: $375.00

Course Description
Children and adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) can intrigue and confound us- often simultaneously! This course will help you achieve a better understanding of Asperger's Syndrome. It will help you comprehend why individuals with AS act the way they do, what you can do to enhance more appropriate behavior, and includes intervention strategies to enhance learning and communication. Topics include identification and diagnosis, social and communication characteristics, behavioral and emotional characteristics, and academic and assistive technology supports.

Course Contents
a. Characteristics of children and youth with Asperger's Syndrome
b. Adaptations in general education settings
c. Environmental modifications
d. Academic Modifications
e. Emotional and behavioral supports
f. Social skills supports
g. Assistive technology supports
h. Issues in transition
i. Autobiography written by a person with AS

This course is applicable towards the following certificate(s):
*Inclusive Classroom Teaching

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* Easy, self-paced platform
* Freedom to work on your course where Internet is available
* Requires only basic computer skills
* No papers or handouts to accidentally lose
* Receive books and/or DVDs in the mail
* Quicker turn around time for grades
* Online Chat available
* Ability to print coursework for your records at anytime


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