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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. All workshops begin promptly at the scheduled starting time. New York State mandates that you must be present at the start of the workshop in order to receive a certificate of completion. No late admission will be permitted.

Online registration is available to members only. 
Non-members who wish to register for these workshops,
should contact the UFT Course Program at 212-475-3737.

The UFT offers this workshop to its members for a $25 fee, payable in non-refundable check or money order (made payable to UFT/Autism). Non-members pay $50 in non-refundable money order only. For information, call 212-475-3737.