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Archived News: Upcoming Training Activities
December 2011

Longwood University Announces ASD Certification Program for Paraprofessionals

Longwood University has designed a specialized training for paraprofessionals working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The emphasis of the program will be on strategies for behavior management and for creating an optimal learning environment for students with ASD. The program will consist of two 3-credit courses, with the first course, Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders, starting in January 2012. Classes will meet from 9:00am to 4:00pm on 1/21, 2/11, 3/10, and 4/14. Supervised field placement may be conducted at your current school and participants may also apply for a $300.00 tuition reimbursement from the Virginia Autism Council at the completion of each course.

For More Information Contact:
Dr. Rachel Mathews at or 434-395-2532.


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