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Autism and Asperger's Disorder

Autism & Asperger's Disorder: Information & Effective Intervention Strategies

The College of Extended and Global Education is proud to partner with Virtual Education Software (VESi), a leading provider of accredited online courses for educators. These online professional development courses are written by top educators and provide relevant and interactive instruction on a wide variety of subjects.

Online courses work with your schedule, allowing you to participate when it’s most convenient for you. Each course instructor is available for professional questions by e-mail or a toll-free phone number. Courses are offered for either 3 or 4.5 semester units of continuing education-level credit. Most students can complete 3-unit courses in about 30 hours and 4.5-unit courses in about 45 hours. You may register for these courses at any time during the semester however you have 16 weeks to finish the course from the time of enrollment.

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Course Description

Units: 3 
Price: $450

EDUC 3318. This course describes autism and Asperger's Disorder including characteristics, associated learning styles, communication weaknesses and various intervention strategies. The course will help you make sense of why individuals with autism spectrum disorders behave the way they do, and what you can do to enhance more appropriate behavior. This course also lists resources for educators, related service personnel and parents who want more help or information on autism and Asperger's Disorder.


* Fees are subject to change