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Autism Spectrum Disorders CANCELLED for 2017

June 19–23, 2017 | 125 Morris Hall, UW-La Crosse

Chileda in cooperation with UW-La Crosse certificate program

autism-image-1Autism is characterized by difficulties in communication, unusual responses to sensory stimuli, difficulty relating to people or to the environment, and developmental discrepancies. With specific approaches and teaching strategies, many individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders may be quite successful in home, school and community life.

This is a continuing education certificate based program with an option for 2 undergraduate or 2 graduate credits.


Our presenters are made up of university professors, Chileda professionals and parents.

Through presentations, small group interactions and sharing you will:

  • Expand your community of support people and resources
  • Gain strategies for visual, social, and behavioral supports
  • Acquire music therapy interventions
  • Explore the family perspective
  • Understand the impact and implications of sensory input
  • Learn communication strategies

UW-La Crosse maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Who will benefit:

  • School Personnel
    • Teachers
    • Special Education Teachers
    • Paraprofessionals
    • Speech Pathologists
    • Occupational Therapists
    • School Psychologists
  • Medical Field Professionals
    • Psychologists
    • Mental Health Counselors
  • Health and Human Services Workers
  • Parents and Family Members of Persons with ASD
  • Anyone who currently provides or who will provide direct support or services to an individual with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in the home, school, work, or community setting.