Meets Ed Code 44265.1 Requirements
Designed for Teachers, Administrators, Paraprofessionals, DIS Providers, Board Members and Parents, Project Optimal™ Foundations in Autism Spectrum Disorders is a four-part online self-study course providing basic understanding about autism, the legal environment in which schools and districts operate, and the primary instructional interventions currently being employed to help children with autism.
Foundations in Autism Spectrum Disorders is offered exclusively online and is equivalent to 30 hours of classroom time. The course is presented in a multimedia format that includes audio and video. The coursework must be taken sequentially and 90% of quiz answers must be answered correctly in order to pass.
Training HoursThis course is equivalent to 30 hours of classroom time.
Method of DeliveryThe course is delivered online, is self paced and presented in a multimedia format that includes text and video.
Program RequirementsThe coursework must be taken sequentially and 90% of quiz questions must be answered correctly in order to pass. The learner has 3 months from the date of enrollment to complete the course.
The content is arranged into four topic areas:
Topic 1: What is Autism?
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Understanding and Diagnosing Autism
Associated Learning Disabilities
Associated Environmental Sensitivities
Sensory Integration Disorder
Topic 2: Educational Requirements
IDEA Legislation History
IDEA Major Regulations
The IEP Process and Required Components
Educational Program Components
The IBP and ICP
Monitoring Student Progress
Family and Caregiver Support
Early Intervention Programs
Topic 3: Behaviorism
Foundations of Behaviorism
Topic 4: Instructional Interventions
Applied Behavior Analysis
Verbal Behavior Analysis
Social Stories™ and Comic Strip Conversations
Social Skills Training
Pivotal Response Training
Relationship Development Intervention®
Structures and Aids
Payment OptionsProject Optimal provides you with a range of ways in which you can pay for your program. By partnering with PayPal as a PayPal merchant, you can pay...
- using your PayPal account, if you have one.
- with any major Credit Card (simply select the "Don't have a PayPal account" option when on the payment screen)
- by selecting the "Bill Me Later"
option (see below) when making your payment
In order to complete enrollment, you must first meet eligibility requirements. You are required to agree to the following to indicate eligibility:1. Fully complete the "Your Information" section
2. Agree to Terms and Conditions