The purpose of this course is to walk participants through an evidence based process for teaching skills to children with autism. The course will start with identifying what skills to teach, move to how to teach those skills, and end with how to monitor/evaluate progress.
Course created on September 21, 2020
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 00485; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-791670; IACET/0.2; IBCCES/2.0; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least three critical skills to teach children with autism.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the process for breaking down and teaching a new skill to a child with autism.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least three strategies for teaching social skills to children with autism.
|5-30 Minutes||Characteristics of Children with Autism|
|30-60 Minutes||Critical Skills to Teach Functional Communication, Adaptive Skills, and Social Skills|
|60-100 Minutes||Strategies for Teaching|
|100-115 Minutes||Case Study|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L
Tara Warwick is an occupational therapist and co-owner of Today’s Therapy Solutions, a pediatric therapy company, and Blue Sparrow, a therapy consulting company. She has had over twenty years as a pediatric therapist working in multiple settings that include the home, school, and community. She is the lead therapist for the Oklahoma related services project. Her areas of expertise include working with children with autism and other developmental disorders in the areas of behavior, self-care, and assistive technology. She is also a consultant for the Oklahoma Autism Center where she performs technical assistance consultations and trainings to schools on how to support students with autism. She is currently working on her doctoral degree in occupational therapy at Boston University.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 00485. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.
International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards
The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 2.0 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.