A Trusted Source for Autism Education
As the first university-based autism program for K-12 educators in California, and the only program affiliated with the prestigious UC Davis MIND Institute, we pride ourselves on providing you with the highest quality, research-based education available in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders [ONLINE]
Gain an understanding of the characteristics of autism spectrum disorders and the implications for children’s learning, behavior and ability to process information. Three primary areas of impairment are examined, along with emotional regulation and sensori-motor differences that may impact children’s academic, social, self-help and play skills.
Best Practice Strategies and Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders [ONLINE]
Review the many best practices and methodologies for instructing students with autism. A number of evidence-based strategies are covered, including: structured teaching, accommodations, modifications, peer-mediated interventions, self-advocacy and self-awareness training, and strategies for addressing social, play and leisure activities.
CCTC Added Authorization
Earn your CCTC-Approved Added Authorization
UC Davis Extension is pleased to announce an articulation agreement with Project Impact at the San Joaquin County Office of Education, which provides our graduates an immediate option for completing the requirements for the CCTC-Added Authorization.
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Meet our Faculty
Our instructors are uniquely qualified to train other educators about Autism Spectrum Disorders. Learn more.
Custom Autism Training
Tailoring our programs to meet your specific needs
We can bring any of our Autism programs to your site, or we can work with you to assess the professional development needs of your team and tailor a program just for you. Learn more.