ERIC Number: ED232387
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep-27
Reference Count: 0
Comprehensive Training for Personnel Serving Autistic Children, [June 1, 1979 to June 30, 1982].
Schopler, Eric; Olley, J. Gregory
A project of comprehensive inservice training for public school teachers and other personnel serving autistic children in North Carolina is described, and objectives and accomplishments are documented. In addition to summer training for teachers of autistic children, a series of four school-year workshops, and a 2-day period of winter inservice training were conducted. Information is provided on the number of educators trained, the number of children served by these educators, and related information broken down by the format in which training was offered. Accomplishments and areas of difficulty are described for 16 objectives including the following: participants will outline a comprehensive plan for their own class and its relation to families and the rest of their school; participants will complete short- and long-term evaluations of training; participants will form a relationship with the training staff that will continue and provide for better integration of services; participants will receive credit toward certification in the area of emotionally handicapped; participants will have a plan for offering inservice training regarding autism to their principal and their school; participants will demonstrate appropriate use of skills during followup visits; participants will complete evaluation forms; a complete training and evaluation package for personnel serving autistic children and their families will be developed; and a cooperative plan for national standards will be completed. (SEW)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. School of Medicine.
Identifiers: North Carolina