Sped 258 Sessions NOW ENROLLING
2011-2012 sessions are now enrolling! Please send a memo of interest via email to Joann Finley indicating your session of choice by March 2, 2012. (No applications needed, simply send an email with your session choice.)
Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) manifest atypical development of language, socialization and sensory processing resulting in significant communication and behavioral differences. The relationship between communication and behavior and its impact on social access and academic progress is considered. Academic environments and strategies that address the communication and behavioral needs of students with ASD are investigated.
Who Should Take This Course ~ All Mild/Moderate Special Education credential holders are eligible. California is moving forward with requiring that all Special Education teachers with ASD students have this authorization. Moderate/Severe credentials currently include this authorization and Mild/Moderate credentials in the future will include this, but current Mild/Moderate Credentials do not include it.
- SPED 258
- SPED 259 - Satisfied via Project Optimal (first four modules). SPED 258 and Project Optimal may be completed in any order.
- FIELDWORK - Satisfiied through observation (by an authorized individual) of your application of teaching strategies learned.
Information regarding SPED 259 and the Fieldwork portion will be available soon.