Students With Asd For Parents

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Students with ASD for Parents

For parents of children who have been diagnosed with ASD (Austim Spectrum Disorder)—a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. Find out how to work effectively with your child, to create the most positive learning environment in and outside of school for your child. Then take away strategies for working effectively with your child’s teachers.  The course is geared for parents and teachers, but it is also relevant for anyone else interested in understanding this important issue.


Unit 1.

What is Asperger’s Syndrome

-How is AS diagnosed
-What kinds of behaviors are common among AS Students
-What experiences are typical for AS students in school

Unit 2.

Effective Communication and Learning Environment
-What constitutes a comfortable environment
-How to tell if your AS child is feeling lost
-Bullying and inclusion

Unit 3.

Effective Interventions
-Enforcing the IEP and 504 Plans
-Teens and AS

Unit 4.

Working with Teachers

-Stating your Parental Concerns
-Understanding teachers’ experiences and perspective
-Creating Parent/Teacher Teamwork

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