Understand the new definition and characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) under the DSM-5 in this conference by expert speaker Hope Kirsch who would also describe the implications and impact of ASD in identifying, evaluating and placing students ‘on the spectrum’. Attending this session will help you learn various ways through which you can recognize a child with ASD. You will also understand about services and support schools that can and should provide assistance to educate the students with ASD.
Examples of topics that will be examined during this session are:
As an educator, you will be able to understand the unique and special needs that students with ASD require. You will also gain a more comprehensive understanding of the spectrum and understand the functioning levels and needs of students from one end of the spectrum to the other.
Attending this session will help you understand:
Who Should Attend
Hope N. Kirsch
Hope N. Kirsch is a special education attorney with the law firm of Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC in Arizona. She represents students with disabilities and their families in school related matters, ranging from attending IEPs to Due Process hearings. Hope is a veteran special education teacher and school admini... More info