This program provides information, technical assistance and staff development opportunities for school personnel who work with students with Autism and the parents of these students.
Professional Development opportunities are presented in a variety of formats and may include on-line and on-demand courses, workshops, small group and mentoring meetings or sessions.
General information about autism spectrum disorders, technical assistance and consultation regarding specific issues also are available to individual school districts and/or campuses upon request. Requests that do not require an onsite visit may be made to the autism consultant by telephone, fax, email or written correspondence.
Web-Based and On-Demand Core Training in Autism
Web-based, core-training courses in autism are offered by the Texas Statewide Leadership for Autism and are housed on the Region 13 server. Please follow links below for courses and instructions. Each course is free of charge, six hours of training, has multimedia (audio, text, and video), is open to all professionals, paraprofessionals, parent/family and community member and need not be completed in one sitting. To receive a certificate-of-completion, a short test with 70% accuracy is required.