Northwest AEA will be offering two classes in the near future to support students with autism. Please review the classes and descriptions prior to signing up for the classes.

Classroom Strategies to Support Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Dates: September 22 & September 23

To Register:  Go to www.nwaea.org/ Go to Search for Professional Development/key word “autism” and the class will appear.

Description:
This class is designed for general education and special education teachers, paraprofessionals and Northwest AEA staff that teach and support students with autism in the general education classrooms and/or resource special education programs. This would be for students that are academically working at or near grade level in many areas. These students are functioning at a higher level (You may have heard the terms “Aspergers” or “High Functioning Autism”). This will provide participants strategies, resources and tools to support these students in the general education environment.  Teachers can attend this class instead of the Structured TEACCH Class. Building Administrators are encouraged and welcome.

License Renew Credit:  Yes

Class maximum: 100

Structured TEACCH Training

Dates: September 29, 30 & October 1

To Register: http://bit.ly/1ABuh9I

This class is designed for special education teachers, general education teachers, paraprofessionals and Northwest AEA staff that teach and support students with autism that are functioning at a lower level (you may have heard the term or see them as "more classic autism”). This will provide participants with necessary knowledge and skills to structure the students' learning environment and academic tasks necessary for success.

License Renew Credit: Yes

Class maximum: 30

If you have questions, please contact Cindy Munn at Northwest AEA, cmunn@nwaea.org