EDS 58400 Designing Effective Classrooms for K-12 Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This course is designed to focus on the curriculum and program planning for students with autism. It will begin with identifying the unique learning traits of individuals with ASD and then focus on a holistic approach to individual needs assessment, curricular design, and support programming. Collaboration between school, family, and community will be emphasized. Other topics will include: inclusion, instructional activities, group activities, IEP planning and record keeping, transition planning, and available resources.