Autism: Essentials for Educators

An introduction to autism for teachers who work with students with high functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome. These materials may be used in two one-hour sessions and include pre-session reading assignments, video, facilitator's guide, and participants' handouts.





The Underside of the Iceberg
This is a pre-session reading assignment for participants attending "Session I - Characteristics of Autism." Article Written by Cathy Longstroth, UPDC Specialist. Includes video examples.
High Functioning Autism & Asperger Syndrome - Video
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Facilitator's Guide
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Essentials for Educators: High Functioning Autism & Asperger Syndrome Facilitator's Guide. (.pdf) 451kb
Participants' Pages
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Essentials for Educators: High Functioning Autism & Asperger Syndrome Participants' Pages for Sections 1 & 2. (.pdf) 143kb

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