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Video could transform how schools serve teens with autism

October 17, 2013
Video could transform how schools serve teens with autism

Video-based teaching helps teens with autism learn important social skills, and the method eventually could be used widely by schools with limited resources, a Michigan State University researcher says. The diagnosis rate for Autism Spectrum Disorder for 14- to 17-year-olds has more than doubled in the past five years, according to the Centers for...
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Program helps meet Michigan demand for autism services

June 17, 2013
Program helps meet Michigan demand for autism services

Michigan State University will help fill the state’s shortage of professionals qualified to treat autism by offering a new program starting this fall. The Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) will be offered completely online in connection with the Special Education master’s degrees at MSU. Some 16,000 students in Michigan have various forms...
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Autism services in Michigan public schools research presented

September 15, 2011

The results of a first of its kind study of public school services provided to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) were presented to the Michigan State Board of Education Sept. 13. Researchers Summer Ferreri, assistant professor of special education, and Sara Bolt, associate professor of school psychology, both within Michigan State University’s Department of Counseling,...
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New research: Autism and the iPod app

March 22, 2011
New research: Autism and the iPod app

Since hitting the iTunes store in April 2009, one iPod touch application has been quickly catching on as a way to help people who have difficulty speaking – especially children with autism. But Proloquo2Go, as it’s called, has little if any research data to prove how well it works with that population. This spring,...
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Apply for online master’s in special education, endorsements in learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorders

January 10, 2011

The Master of Arts in Special Education at Michigan State University, which became a completely online program for the first time this fall, is now admitting students to begin courses in summer or fall 2011. The application deadline is Feb. 15. Students in the program can earn an endorsement in Learning Disabilities (LD) or...
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