Course Overview

These training materials were created for the Autism Center of Excellence at Western Michigan University. This course has been developed by Dr. Mary Jane Weiss to provide strategies and tactics for changing behavior in those clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This course provides specific strategies for teaching and developing social skills in those clients. 

This course will be updated in the near future to address current accessibility standards. If you are unable to access the content in this section, please contact the imp support team for assistance.

  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (0.0) MCBAP-S (0.0) Mi-CEC (0.0) Nursing (0.0)
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Topics Covered

Developing Social Skills in Clients with Autism

This course provides specific strategies for creating positive behavioral change specific to social interaction skills. Some of the strategies included in this course are: 

  • Imitation training
  • Reinforcing social interaction
  • Video modeling
  • Joint Attention 

What People Are Saying

I enjoyed the level of engagement and the pace at which information was presented. I was able to gauge my understanding in real time through the exercises within the module.

- Todd. B.