Glenwood Inc., The Autism and Behavioral Health Center/Community Education Programs, will offer four, one-week summer training sessions in 2016 for a limited number of participants. The training is for both new and veteran teachers (General Education Teachers and Special Education Teachers), paraprofessionals, administrators, therapists, school nurses, counselors, bus drivers, and any other individuals who work with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or students with behavioral, social-emotional, or developmental needs.
The training program, designed to meet the needs of teachers and other professionals who work with students diagnosed with ASD or other disorders as described above, will consist of 40 hours of professional development provided over a five-day period. Training will be conducted at Glenwood and limited to a maximum of 25 attendees per week. Sixteen hours of instruction will be provided, utilizing various professional staff, consultants, and instructional resources. The remaining 24 hours will be spent in direct application of learning, as the participants will observe and interact with students with ASD and other disorders, as well as typically developing peers. Feedback regarding working with students with ASD and other disorders will be a daily part of each training session.