Foundational Understanding and Educational Practices Related to Autism Spectrum Disorders - Online Moodle


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Agency: CESA 6
Agency Contact: Erin Lausten
Agency Assistant: Debbie Pinkerton (920) 236-0548
Location: Online
Facility: Web
6/11/2018 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM Online Course via Moodle 24/7.

Dates: June 10, 2018 - August 1, 2018

Registration fee: $180 per person

Time: online via Moodle 24/7

This online foundational course thoroughly analyzes the features and characteristics that comprise autism spectrum disorders ASD). The history of ASD and the current research on ASD will be explored, as ell.  This course will provide participants with an evidence-based practice approach to designing and implementing appropriate educational programs for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This evidence-based practice approach allows for the implementation of a variety of instructional strategies utilizing the student’s strength in processing visual information. 

Workshop objectives:

Ø Develop an understanding of the unique features and characteristics associated with autism spectrum disorder.

Ø Learn the DPI educational eligibility criteria for identifying a child with an autism spectrum disorder.  

Ø Explore the unique learning/thinking/processing differences associated with autism spectrum disorders.  

Ø Review sensory, communication, cognitive and social differences in relation to appropriate accommodations/modifications to increase the child’s understanding and functional/meaningful independence.  

Ø Increase awareness of the educational implications for students on the spectrum.

Ø Develop an understanding of an evidence-based practice approach for designing an appropriate educational program for students with ASD.

Ø Learn how to effectively organize various educational environments to increase comprehension and independent functioning for students with ASD.

Ø Learn how to use various visual instructional strategies to address the features and characteristics of ASD.

Graduate credit optional: 1 or 2 grad credits will be available thru UW-Oshkosh for an additional cost of $200  per credit (payable to UW-Oshkosh)


CESA 6 makes every effort to accommodate basic dietary needs such as vegetarian, gluten free and basic food allergies. Because of the number of meals served and the number of items used each day, along with food product changes from our food vendors, we cannot guarantee that every allergen in the food served will be identified and labeled. Guests concerned with food allergies must be aware of this risk. CESA 6 does not assume liability for adverse reactions to food consumed or items one may come into contact with while eating at a CESA 6 event. To better serve our guests with dietary restrictions or allergies, please go into your myQuickReg account and update the special accommodations section. Notice of a special dietary need must be made in advance of the event.

Cancellation Policy:

Any registration cancellation must be received at least 8 business days before event in order for a full refund to be issued. Registration cancellations received 1-7 business days before an event, a refund, minus $50 for each participant, will be issued. Persons who are registered, but not in attendance on the day of the session ("no call, no show") will be charged the full registration fee. CESA 6 reserves the right to cancel any session due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by email if a cancellation occurs.

Note: Cancellation policies are subject to change based on event.