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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development

Including Students with ASD in Specialist Classrooms (Tri-State Webinar)

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: Autism, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Including Students with ASD in Specialist Classrooms (Tri-State Webinar)
On-Demand format

Presenters:  Katie Wells
Originally aired January 14, 2015


Learner Objectives

The learner will be able to describe:

  • Be able to identify key deficit areas for students with autism
  • Understand how autism can effect student learning and behavior in specialist classes
  • Identify strategies to support students with autism in various specialist classes
  • Understand the importance of reinforcement and motivation in students with ASD

Study Questions

  1. Discuss 3 different ways that autism can affect learning and behavior in special classes.
  2. List 3 supports that can be put in place to effectively support students with ASD in classes such as PE, art, music, and/or computer.
  3. Why is reinforcement important for students with autism?


Contact Information

CDE Autism Team


After viewing the webinar please complete a brief webinar evaluation (opens in a new window) to receive a certificate for 1.0 CDE training hour.  

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