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:
Theoretical Foundations  
  • Characteristics of ASD
  • Diagnosis and assessment
  • Cognitive profiles and ranges of ability
  • Executive functions
  • Theory of mind
  • Sensory difference
  • Social and communication skills
  • Challenging behaviour
  • Effective instructional practices

Application of Theory to Classroom Practice
  • Behaviour observation
  • Data collection & analysis
  • Positive behaviour supports
  • Environmental/antecedent supports
  • Teaching approaches including:
    • direct instruction
    • differentiating curriculum
    • scaffolding
    • cognitive/behaviour interventions
    • augmentative communication
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. 

June 14 - 18, 2021
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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About the Introduction to ASD Course
  • Participants will attend this virtual training via Zoom (learn more about Zoom on Zoom's support page; you can download the Zoom app here).
  • 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).
Course Fees
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. 

*To begin your registration, click the quantity dropdown box beside the appropriate registration type below, then select '1' and click Continue*
Registration     Price Quantity

VIRTUAL ASD Course: June 14-18, 2021 830-4pm
NOTE: This is a virtual course, delivered via Zoom

BC School Employee Rate     C$.00
You MUST work for a BC school district/BC independent school AND must   
register with your school email address to receive this rate. All other   
registrants, use the Non-BC School Employee Rate below

Non-BC School Employee Rate     C$.00

Please note if this course shows SOLD OUT there is no waitlist.

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