The Needs of Children with Autism
The New York State Education Department requires all teachers who are seeking initial or professional state certification in special education take a three-hour workshop in the needs of children with autism. It covers definitions, etiology, prevalence, characteristics, evidence-based instructional methods/interventions, behavior management and positive behavioral supports, effective collaboration and resources and supports. This workshop is a one-day, three-hour session and meets the requirements for New York State certification.
Registration information for future workshops will be posted when available.
Online registration is available to both UFT members and non-members. The UFT offers this workshop to its members for a $25 fee; non-members must pay $50. Payment can be made via credit card upon registration. All fees are non-refundable.