Special Needs School Shadow Support
Learn to manage children with Autism, and other developmental disorders in a school setting in this free online course.Publisher: Liau Alex
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In this free online course, you will gain the needed knowledge, and learn the skills and techniques necessary for providing shadow support to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, and anxiety disorders. It begins by explaining inclusive education systems and establishing the need for such systems. It then goes on to cover the characteristics of Autistic children that differentiate them from their neurotypical counterparts, as well as explain the educational implications of having developmental disorders.
The second half of the course covers techniques and best practices for shadow support interventions. It explains visual supports in detail and demonstrates their use in organizing a child’s activities, and promoting good behaviour. It goes further to introduce techniques for employing reward systems, and properly assessing a child’s behaviour for the purpose of understanding, and influencing it in the future. The course concludes by introducing techniques for managing meltdowns, facilitating social interaction, and using a child’s peers to provide support.
Shadow support is very useful in improving the social, academic and behavioral skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or similar development disorders, makes it easier for them to navigate through everyday life. If you are a parent of an autistic child, a teacher tasked with caring for such children, or an individual interested, or involved in early-child education, you will find the information contained in this course particularly useful. Start now and gain the needed knowledge to provide shadow support for Autistic children in under 3 hours.Start Course Now
Inclusive Education Systems and Behavioural Implications
Inclusive Education and Behavioural Implications - Learning Outcomes
Course Overview and Inclusive Education Systems
Education and Behavioural Implications
Inclusive Education and Behavioural Implications - Lesson Summary
Intervention Strategies. Best Practices and Independence
Intervention Strategies. Practices & Independence - Learning Outcomes
Interventions & Independence - Lesson Summary
On the successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the need for inclusive education systems.
- Discuss the relevance of shadow support.
- Outline the peculiar features of Autistic children.
- Enumerate common challenges associated with Autism.
- Discuss the educational implications of developmental disorders.
- Explain the Triad of Impairment.
- Outline the types of visual supports.
- Describe the components of functional assessment.
- Outline the steps for managing a meltdown situation.
- Identify tools commonly used to influence behavior in shadow support.
- Explain the role of autistic child peers in helping them adjust to the school environment.
- Describe how a bullying situation is best handled.
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