Autism Spectrum Disorder

Foundation session provides an overview of the pervasive developmental disorders referred to as autism spectrum disorders. The course discusses communication skills required to work with children and families on the spectrum.  Activities are designed to preserve and strengthen interactions between youth and families and between youth and their peers.  Practical application sessions provide an understanding in order to better refer to services and work toward the goals in the client’s case plan.  This training will focus on the practical application when responding to youth on the spectrum.