Other Virtual Learning Opportunities

Autism: Online Modules 

FDLRS/Springs is happy to announce an online, independent study opportunity using AIM (Autism Internet Modules) developed by OCALI, which focus on professional development for educators working with students with autism. 

There are 45 modules available for independent, self-paced professional development on topics appropriate for teachers and staff serving students with ASD in general education settings as well as more in-depth modules for staff serving students in self-contained classrooms. These modules provide incredible information that will increase your knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders and provide you with strategies that help support students with ASD in the classroom.

These modules cover a variety of topics and be can completed in 30 minutes to 2 ½ hours depending on the particular module. Participants may take some or all of the 45 modules. Participants who complete a minimum of 4 hours or more will receive in-service points for their time. Participants will submit a post assessment and a 3-2-1 assignment for each module that is completed. Participants will receive a certificate indicating how many in-service hours they have completed.

 

Target Audience: All administrators, teachers, and support staff

Course Start & End Dates: February 7, 2018 - March 28, 2018

For more information, see the flyer.

Disability Awareness

This course will lead you through a journey of discovery and exploration. You will learn facts about different disability categories, including Specific Learning Disability (SLD), Intellectual Disability (IND), Emotional/Behavioral Disability (EBD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Speech and Language Impairments, and Orthopedic Impairments (OI). There will be simulations for you to learn about what it is like to have a disability and what challenges individuals with disabilities face every day. There will be assignments that will required for completion of this course.

Target Audience: All administrators, teachers, and support staff

Course Start & End Dates: January 22, 2018-March 30, 2018

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Standing Up for Me!

The Standing Up for Me curriculum was developed in Florida and designed to advance the self-determination and self-advocacy skills of youth in Exceptional Student Education (ESE). The curriculum covers primary, intermediate, middle, and high school grades and includes classroom materials, activities, evaluations.

Target Audience: Teachers who are responsible for teaching curriculum to students with disabilities. Teachers in self-contained and resource settings will be given first priority.

Course Start & End Dates: January 22, 2018-March 30, 2018

For information, see the flyer

Register here!

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