Asperkids: Understanding Children with Asperger’s Syndrome

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3 Semester Credits

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Course Description

This course will help educators understand the learning style theories of Aspergers syndrome and the issues that Asperkids face. A variety of learning strategies and accommodations are presented in order to help students succeed in facing the challenges that schools and life present. Educators learn to maintain a structured and supportive learning environment that is conducive to the needs of Asperkids and all students. Educators will research the topic of Aspergers syndrome to see what is happening in the educational community to understand and assist asperstudents. Teachers will develop lessons and activities that demonstrate the application of concepts and learning methods that help improve the learning quality and success of Asperkids in school and society.

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3 Semester Graduate Credits

Asperkids: Understanding Children with Asperger's Syndrome

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will learn about the theories of how and what goes on in the minds of children with Aspergers syndrome and develop an understanding of how they think.
  2. Teachers will examine the various ways of motivating Asperkids by finding and using areas of interest to engage Aspergers kids by listening and facilitating their passions.
  3. Educators will be presented with numerous approaches to help Asperkids perceive the world in concrete sequential ways as they learn random and abstract ways of thinking.
  4. Educators will be able to use the specific strategies to help Asperkids in preparation skills that help them with various methods of getting around obstacles and challenges.
  5. Teachers will develop lessons and activities that utilize various strategies in the book that help Asperkids learn practical skills so they can succeed in school and society.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

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Asperkids: Understanding Children with Asperger's Syndrome

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I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues


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