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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - An Introduction to High Functioning Autism (Tri-State Webinar)

An Introduction to High Functioning Autism (Tri-State Webinar)

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

On-Demand format. An Introduction to High Functioning Autism (Tri-State Webinar)
On-Demand format

Presenters:  Dawna Sigurdson and Annette Wragge
Originally aired August, 2015


Learner Objectives

Participants will:

  • Understand the characteristics and differences specific to individuals on the higher functioning end of the autism spectrum.
  • Gain information on supports for individuals with ASD to increase success in a variety of settings
  • Be introduced to a variety of technology tools that can effectively support many individuals with ASD

Study Questions

  1. Describe the characteristics of individuals with high functioning autism.
  2. Explain why autism is considered a spectrum disorder.
  3. List 3 supports that were discussed in the webinar for supporting students with autism in educational, home or community settings.


Contact Information

CDE Autism Team


After viewing the webinar please complete a brief SurveyMonkey evaluation to receive a certificate for .75 CDE training hour. 

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