Basic Introduction to Autism

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Basic Introduction to Autism

A Basic Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders Jennifer Hoheisel is a professor at Camden County College and has been a teacher for the past 25 years. She is the parent of a young man with autism who has been in inclusion, self-contained, public, private and homebased classes. She, along with her son Will, provide this lecture as an overview of the symptoms and behaviors commonly exhibited by individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Emphasis will be on understanding the strengths and challenges for these students and on equipping teachers with curricula and strategies to meet some of the educational needs of these individuals. This will be a very general session that both introduces autism and provides a few “takehome” strategies for teachers and families.

This event is brought to you by The Center at Camden County College. The Center at Camden County College focuses on the needs and interests of educators and the community at large. Its goal is to create an informed citizenry through exploration of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and issues critical to a democratic society. Citizens have the opportunity to meet scholars, scientists, government officials and business leaders to explore historical and current issues and discuss societal problems and their solutions.All members of the community are welcome to attend our courses, special events and lecture series. Minors may attend, preferably if accompanied by a registered parent or guardian.

Visit www.camdencc.edu for more information, registration information and any changes to schedule.

  • Camden County College, Camden
    Camden County College, Camden, Camden, NJ, 08102, United States
  • Tuesday, Mar 27th, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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    A Basic Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders Jennifer Hoheisel is a professor at Camden County College and has been a teacher for the past 25 years. She is the parent of a young man with autism who has been in inclusion, self-contained, public, private and homebased classes. She, along with her son Will, provide this lecture as an overview of the symptoms and behaviors commonly exhibited by individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Emphasis will be on understanding the strengths and…

    Camden County College, Camden, Camden, NJ, 08102, United States public