EDST 6441 Diverse Learners I

A presentation on Autism Spectrum Disorder, including diagnostic information, developmental characteristics, strengths/challenges, strategies for teachers (academic, and behavioral, and social supports), classroom design, and assistive technology.

Created by Paulina Naslonski & Tara Wager

We do not own the music used in this video. It was obtained through Jamendo.


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