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Professional Development


About Autism


Advice for parents and educators
Grade Levels:
Preschool-12
Length:
60 minutes
Taping Rights:
Unlimited
Web Site:
KET Online
Teaching Materials:
See Below
Program Schedule:
See Below

The number of children with autism has increased dramatically in recent years. These two programs examine the issues surrounding autism—signs to look for in early development, effective early intervention programs, and strategies to help children with autism achieve in school. Renee Shaw hosts.

About Autism is a 2005 KET production.

Length: 2 programs; 60 minutes each

Audience: teachers, all levels

Episodes in this Series

101. Diagnosis and Early Intervention
Kentucky health care professionals and advocates discuss the diagnosis and treatment of autism and provide resources for families coping with it. Panelists are Paul Glaser, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the departments of psychiatry, pediatrics, and anatomy and neurobiology at the University of Kentucky Medical Center; Trish Gallagher of the Weisskopf Center for the Evaluation of Children at the University of Louisville; Myra Beth Bundy, Ph.D., assistant professor at Eastern Kentucky University; and Melanie Tyner-Wilson, a disabilities advocate and parent of a child with autism. A 2005 KET production. 57 minutes.
102. Success In School
A discussion of how to help children with autism succeed in school, including information on balancing access to the general curriculum, meeting the other needs of the child with autism, identifying and addressing sensory integration problems, setting goals and objectives, effective instructional plans and teaching strategies, the use of assistive technology, the roles of specialists who work with children with autism, and resources and support for parents. 56 minutes.

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Teaching Materials

VIDEO
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KET Duplication Services
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VIDEO
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KET Duplication Services
(800) 945-9167
600 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40502-2296
shop@ket.org
STREAMING VIDEO
http://www.ket.org/kidshealth/development/autism.htm
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KET Online
STREAMING VIDEO
http://www.ket.org/kidshealth/development/autism.htm
$0.00
KET Online


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