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Online Evidence-Based Practices for Autism Spectrum Disorder

This class provides participants with a general understanding of the criteria for judging an instructional practice to be evidence based. It also examines the recommended strategies and methodologies for instructing individuals with autism and strategies for effectively collaborating with a wide variety of professionals and service providers. This course covers the following strategies: visual supports, modeling, video modeling, scripting, social narratives, social skills training, peer play group, peer mediated interventions and parent training and interventions. 

Prerequisites

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders. Currently working with or a desire to work with students on the autism spectrum in an educational or clinical setting.

Instructor(s)

Amber Fitzgerald, M.A., has worked with individuals from birth to adulthood with a variety of special needs, including autism spectrum disorders, emotional disturbance, behavioral challenges and moderate to severe disabilities, for 11 years. She has worked directly with students with autism and other behavioral/developmental challenges in both the public and nonpublic school systems as an in-home behavior technician, special educator, district behavior specialist and program specialist for students with ASD. Fitzgerald is a board-certified behavior analyst. 

Online Schedule

Sep 24 to Dec 03

Section Notes

This course begins September 24, 2018 and ends December 3, 2018.  The enrollment deadline is September 21, 2018..

Fees

Tuition $675.00

Special Discounts

Group Discount: Groups of three or more, enrolled at the same time with a single payment method may receive a 10% discount on each enrollment.  Contact UC Davis Extension Student Services office to enroll your group: (530) 757-8777.
CAAA Member Discount:

Current members of the Cal Aggie Alumni Association and other UC alumni associations receive $50 off the course fee.  If you don't have your association discount code contact UC Davis Extension Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

Capitol Corridor Rider:

Capitol Corridor riders are eligible for a one-time $100 discount on a UC Davis Extension course (some exceptions apply). The Discount Code is available on the UC Davis Extension course page on the Capitol Corridor’s onboard Wifi system.

Course Materials

Required:

Learners on the Autism Spectrum: Preparing Highly Qualified Educators and Related Practitioners, 2nd ed., 2 ed., by Kari Dunn Buron and Pamela Wolfburg, ISBN 9781937473945

Credit

3 units academic credit

Academic Number

X461.4

Professional Association Credit

30 BBS (050148) hours Approval Number: 050148

Technical Requirements

To ensure your success in this online course, please review our technical requirements page at https://extension.ucdavis.edu/online-learning/tech-requirements .

Enrollment Policies

Visit https://extension.ucdavis.edu/student-services/withdrawals-refunds-and-transfers to view complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.

Section Number

182ADS102