Understanding Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder


This is the first course in a series of 12, 30-minute online courses. After completing Tip 1: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders, a participant will be able to discuss The primary characteristics of autism: what it is and its prevalence The behavioral characteristics of autism, including social characteristics, communicative characteristics and restrictive and repetitive behaviors The learning characteristics of autism, including executive functioning, Theory of Mind, joint attention, and auditory vs. visual processing