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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Practices

Gain a solid understanding of the evidence-based practices used when working with students who have autism spectrum disorder.

Understanding the signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the association for learning, behavior challenges and the ability to process information is key for anyone interacting with someone who falls on the spectrum. This program provides educators a solid understanding of the basics of ASD and introduces evidence-based practices and resources educators can use when working with students who have autism spectrum disorder.

This program is designed for: PK12 Educators seeking professional development in the area of working with learners with ASD

  • Program Details
  • What You'll Learn
  • Topics Covered
  • Program Author
  • Program Details

    Program Format: Online, self-guided

    Cost: $50

    CEUs (Continuing Education Units): 

    Length of Program: 4 hours

     

     

    What You'll Learn

    When you've completed the program "Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence Based Practices," you will be able to:

    • Define Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Identify Evidence-Based Practices
    • Use credible sources to apply evidence-based practices
    • Determine appropriate evidence-based practices to meet student needs

     

    Topics Covered

    This program will include:

    • Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Evidence-Based Practice
    • Finding Credible Source
    • Determining when/which EBP to use

     

    Program Author

    Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan

    Laroye "Lynn" Stansberry Brusnahan is a Professor at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota where she chairs the Department of Special Education and coordinates the autism spectrum disorder programs. Lynn is coauthor of Do Watch Listen Say: Social and Communication Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder. She was the 2012 Autism Society of America Professional of the Year. Dr. Stansberry Brusnahan has a Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Urban Education. Lynn serves on the Council for Exceptional Children's (CEC) Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD) board. Lynn is the parent of an adult with autism.

     

    Program Details

    Program Format: Online, self-guided

    Cost: $50

    CEUs (Continuing Education Units): 

    Length of Program: 4 hours

     

     

    What You'll Learn

    When you've completed the program "Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence Based Practices," you will be able to:

    • Define Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Identify Evidence-Based Practices
    • Use credible sources to apply evidence-based practices
    • Determine appropriate evidence-based practices to meet student needs

     

    Topics Covered

    This program will include:

    • Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Evidence-Based Practice
    • Finding Credible Source
    • Determining when/which EBP to use

     

    Program Author

    Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan

    Laroye "Lynn" Stansberry Brusnahan is a Professor at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota where she chairs the Department of Special Education and coordinates the autism spectrum disorder programs. Lynn is coauthor of Do Watch Listen Say: Social and Communication Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder. She was the 2012 Autism Society of America Professional of the Year. Dr. Stansberry Brusnahan has a Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Urban Education. Lynn serves on the Council for Exceptional Children's (CEC) Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD) board. Lynn is the parent of an adult with autism.

     

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