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POPARD Training Facility
4746 57th St. Delta BC
All course applicants must have a university degree..
Throughout the University Level Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders training, students are introduced to current research approaches and applied practices for implementation in a range of learning environments. For each section of the course, students are required to complete readings and case studies, as well as attend lectures and participate in a variety of structured activities and discussions. The course consists of 45 hours of instruction and is designed for teachers or other educators with a university degree. It is organized to provide a critical analysis of theory, research, and practice.
- Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Language and Communication Issues
- Social Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Stereotypic, Restricted and Repetitive Behaviours or Interests
- Sensory Processing
- Creating Individual Education Plans
- Developing Positive Behaviour Support Plans
- Applied Behaviour Analysis: Understanding and Changing Behaviour
- Environmental Considerations
- Curriculum Considerations
- Language and Communication Interventions
- Social Skills Interventions (The Unstated Curriculum)
Reading and homework will be assigned each day.
Criteria for Training:
This training program is offered to school district personnel throughout BC who hold a university degree. Details of your degree must be entered in the registration form.
This course will be cancelled if there are fewer than 10 applicants.
Course Tuition and Fees:
Employees of BC School Districts or Independent Schools following the BC Ministry of Education Curriculuum receive course tuition at no charge. Tuition fees for all other participants are in the amount of $450.00.
All trainees are charged a non-refundable administration fee of $75.00.