This module is intended for participants educating students with Asperger's Syndrome (AS). The module explores characteristics of students with AS and effective practices identified in the literature to support students in their school environment. Relevant theories are covered, including social attribution theory and theory of mind, which are critical to supporting the social, emotional and behavioral development of students with AS. The Path A / Path B strategy is used to teach participants how attributions impact decision-making and responses to the behaviors of students with AS.
8:30 - 10:00 Explore characteristics of AS 10:00 - 10:15 BREAK 10:15 - 11:30 Effective Practices to support students 11:30 - 12:30 LUNCH 12:30 - 1:45 Social Attribution Theory - students 1:45 - 2:00 BREAK 2:00 - 3:30 Social Attribution Theory - staff behavior
8:30 - 10:00 Theory of Mind 10:00 - 10:15 BREAK 10:15 - 11:30 Theory of Mind related to AS 11:30 - 12:30 LUNCH 12:30 - 1:45 Path A / Path B strategies 1:45 - 2:00 BREAK 2:00 - 3:30 Path A / Path B strategies cont'd