Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum
Course participants will learn theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to students with autism and visual impairment.
This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to the growing population of students with combined challenges of visual impairment and autism.
Through reading, discussion and hands-on practice, participants will improve their confidence and skills in working with this challenging group of students.
Better Together: Building Relationships with People Who Have Visual Impairments and Autism Spectrum Disorders (or Atypical Social Development), (Hagood, 2008) can be purchased online through the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
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Jay Hiller has been paid by Perkins to instruct this course. She has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Perkins School for the Blind is approved by the Continuing Education board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See the course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level, and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
This workshop is offered for 6.45 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.