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Week-Long Autism Institute for Educators & Service Providers at Rockland Graduate Campus of Long Island University August 4-8


Hudson Graduate Center at Rockland,
Long Island University

Orangeburg, N.Y. — A three-credit summer institute, “The Diagnosis and Treatment of Autism and Related Disorders,” will be offered at the Rockland Graduate Campus of Long Island University on Route 340 in Orangeburg from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 4 through 8.

Designed for special education teachers and administrators, pre-service teachers seeking certification and adult service providers, the course will cover the methodology for early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, how to identify and respond to specific learning difficulties, and applied behavior analysis. Attendees will become aware of applied behavioral analysis approaches and other treatment options.

The course will be taught by Dr. Mary Jean Marsico, assistant superintendent for special student services at Rockland BOCES. This three-credit graduate-level course can be applied toward Long Island University master's degree programs in special education-autism or used to fulfill New York State professional development requirements.

For more information or to register for the institute, call (845) 359-7200 ext. 5403.

Posted 06/16/2008

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