Special Education Listserv
Subject: Autism/ASD/Scholarships for On-line Course, Into Adulthood: Transition to Work for Individuals with Autism
Source: Dan Gordon, Supervisor, Effective Practices
Intended Audience: Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Counselors, Administrators
Date: June 2, 2010
We will fund up to 60 scholarships for teachers, counselors, and administrators from public school districts to participate in the online course, Into Adulthood: Transition to Work for Individuals with Autism.
This course is offered by Virginia Commonwealth University's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention July 19, 2010 - August 30, 2010. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of transition planning for youth with Autism.
Details on this course can be viewed at
http://www.worksupport.com/training/webcourses/autism_course.cfm. The scholarship will cover the cost of the tuition and the textbook.
Administrators may submit names and e-mail addresses of teachers/counselors/staff they wish to recommend by July 7, 2010, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include the school district name.
Watch for another message this fall regarding the October 4, 2010 - November 15, 2010, session.