Oct 20, 2020
Strategies for Supporting Social Problem-Solving and Social Learning
Participants will be required to attend a 1 hour zoom session on October 19, 2020, 5:00-6:00 for an orientation, and remaining course material will be available on demand via Zoom and Canvas.
This class will highlight the unique neurology and learning/thinking patterns of students on the autism spectrum. However, content and strategies presented in class will also be highly effective interventions for a variety of neurodiverse learners, including those with ADHD, anxiety, LD, twice exceptional profiles, social-emotional needs or other learning differences. The strategies covered will include structured teaching, social narratives, self regulation, social cognition strategies including Social Thinking by Michelle Garcia Winner, video modeling, and a variety of visual supports. The course will include lecture, small group activities, and video clips.
Participants will build their repertoire of instructional methods, supports, and strategies that address social skills, behavior, and emotional regulation.
Target Audience: Teachers, paraprofessionals, support staff, and parents.
**Please note this class was formerly titled "GW - Cognitive Strategies for Students with High Functioning ASD and Other Related Disorders"