This class examines behavior management philosophy, sensory and emotional regulation research, tools for Functional Behavior Assessments, and strategies for writing Positive Behavior Support Plans for students on the autism spectrum. 

The intent of this course is to develop an understanding of the impact an autism spectrum disorder has throughout an individuals’ educational, employment and independent living environments. Emphasis will be on the characteristics, issues, and essential elements for effective transition involved in the education and support of adolescents and young adults across the spectrum.