Autism Support

Autism in the Preschool Years (I5002)

In this micro-course, discover an overview of simple, yet effective intervention strategies and positive behavior supports to engage the young learner with ASD. Identify the foundational principles of learning by exploring how to provide positive attention for good behavior.

Course Author: Julie Della

  • Welcome
  • Overview of Autism
  • Autism Quote - What Does it Mean to You?
  • What is Austism?
  • What Does the DSM V Say?
  • 3 Characteristics in Young Learners with ASD
  • Red Flags for Concerns
  • Behavior
  • What is Behavior?
  • Behavior =
  • Clear Definitions of Behavior
  • Defining Behavior: Specific, Observable, Measurable
  • Skill Deficit or Performance Deficit?
  • What is the Function?
  • Functions of Behavior - Think MEATS!
  • Environment: True or False
  • Reinforcement
  • Principles of Learning
  • Understanding the Reinforcement
  • Examples of Reinforcement
  • Sheldon Shaping Penny
  • Fact or Myth?
  • ABC Behavior Model
  • Wrap Up
  • 3-2-1 Reflection
  • Share Your Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever