5-Day Virtual POPARD Intro to ASD Course June 14-18, 2021 8:30am-4:00pm
Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
This course will cover the following:
Characteristics of ASD
Diagnosis and assessment
Cognitive profiles and ranges of ability
Theory of mind
Social and communication skills
Effective instructional practices
Application of Theory to Classroom Practice
Data collection & analysis
Positive behaviour supports
Teaching approaches including:
Participants will gain the basic understanding and skills needed to provide quality instruction and supports for students with ASD.
Audience: This training is directed toward employees of BC school districts and independent schools. This includes teachers, paraprofessionals, and other educational staff supporting students with ASD at any grade level (K-12) in developing their social, academic, and adaptive skills.
When June 14 - 18, 2021 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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To use Zoom for this course, a reliable internet connection is required and laptop / computer are the recommended devices; device used must have a webcam and microphone (most have them built in). (NOTE: Using tablets / iPads / mobile phones are not recommended as they make submitting assignments difficult, and the small screen may make viewing course details challenging.)
Course workbook and materials will be mailed via Canada Post to the address you provide on the registration form.
The Zoom link for this course will be e-mailed to you at the end of the week prior to the start of the course.
Participants are expected to attend all sessions (certificate will only be issued if all sessions have been attended).
FEE update: As of February 1, 2021 POPARD has (temporarily) stopped charging fees for
this training. Refunds will be issued to those who have already registered and paid.
BC School District / BC Independent School Employees: $0 tuition (tuition is waived) + $75 non-refundable admin fee
Non-employees of BC school districts / BC independent schools: $300 tuition + $75 non-refundable admin fee (the $300 tuition fee is refundable if written notice of cancellation is emailed to training_lib@autismoutreach at least 14 days prior to day 1 of the training)
**Please Review** POPARD's English Language Policy
Please note that proficiency in English language is required for POPARD courses. You must be able to speak/listen and read/write English to a standard equivalent to Grade 10 high school English or better. View all of our training policies and terms here.
Students With Disabilities
Students who have a disability that has been diagnosed by a qualified medical or psychology professional and are requesting an accommodation must submit a Request for Accommodation Form and required documents by Monday May 3rd (the form will open in a new window). POPARD will communicate with you to determine what reasonable accommodations can be provided.
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