Guide for parents and teachers
Simple, Practical and Easy
Next start date:
May 01, 2017
- Autism 2.0 provides 10 months of class and 1 year access to all online content.
- 100% online course (watch wherever you want)
- 20 modules, one new module every 2 weeks
For more information about the modules, see “More Information” below.
- 4 live chats with the experts
- International Certificate after 40 hours of training
This training guides educators, students, family members and professionals to all concepts related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. The emphasis is teaching the initial characteristics of autism, its causes, risk factors, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of this behavior disorder that affects about 1% of children and teenagers around the world.
The main strategies of treatment are discussed in practical and focused lessons with content based on the latest scientific research. The course consists in 20 modules that are 10 months long, including multimedia content with recorded classes, texts, articles and live video conferences (webnar).
After 10 months of training, the student has access to all content for 2 more months, completing one year access of the course.
To understand the teaching methodology better, click here.
Module 1: Introduction to the Autism Spectrum Disorder
Module 2: Causes and Possible Risk Factors for Autism
Module 3: Inspirational videos
Module 4: Warning Signs and Initial Autism Features
Module 5: LIVE HANGOUT
Module 6: Asperger Syndrome
Module 7: Autism Evaluation and Diagnosis
Module 8: Individualized Treatment Program
Module 9: Individualized Education Program
Module 10: LIVE HANGOUT
Module 11: Treatment of Autism I (Environmental Enrichment)
Module 12: Treatment of Autism II (Medications)
Module 13: Adherence Studies of Treatment
Module 14: Treatment of Autism III (Speech Therapy)
Module 15: LIVE HANGOUT
Module 16: Treatment of Autism IV (Cognitive-Behavior Therapy)
Module 17: Treatment of Autism V (Occupational Therapy)
Module 18: Treatment of Autism VI (School mediation)
Module 19: Treatment of Autism VII (Sports and inclusion)
Module 20: LIVE HANGOUT
Gus Teixeira, M.D. M.Ed.
Dr. Gus Teixeira is a child psychiatrist and an expert on Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Dr. Teixeira has a Master of Education from Framingham State University, and is also an international speaker on inclusion and special education.
He has given more than 200 lectures and workshops in four continents, including USA, Australia, South Korea, Austria, England, and Sweden; also summer courses for the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at Bridgewater State University, where he is a visiting professor since 2008.
He also lectures in universities and schools to guide teachers, parents and psychologists about behavioral conditions that affect children and teenagers in the school environment. He is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Autism Society of America.
Vera Joffe, Ph.D. P.A.
Dr. Vera Joffe, Ph.D. ABPP, is Board Certified Clinical Child and
Adolescent Psychologist. She is licensed in Florida and in New York, also a Certified PCIT Therapist (Parent Child Interaction Therapy).
Dr. Joffe is a member of the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, member of the American Psychological Association and member of the Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, the Selective Mutism Group, and AADA.
Dr. Joffe is a Professional Advisory Board member of CHADD, North Broward. Dr. Joffe also served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Selective Mutism Group for 4 years.
Dr. Joffe received her Master of Arts at the University of California,
Berkeley, and her Doctorate degree in Psychology at Iowa State University.
She completed Internship at the Des Moines Child and Adolescent Guidance Center and a position of staff psychologist at Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Des Moines.