This series of online developmental disabilities training courses was developed in partnership with Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station – Cooperative= Extension.
Designed to expand your understanding of different conditions, training covers topics including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Sensory Processing Disorder, Tourette Syndrome, and others. Learn about the indicators, learning styles, and behaviors commonly associated with each disability, how to prevent or address specific behaviors, and techniques to better engage individuals with developmental disabilities in your programs or services. Coursework also delves into the legal protections and accommodations that must be taken into account by educators and other professionals. Courses in this program are self-paced. Study on your own schedule, and customize your learning experience to match your individual goals. Take all five courses to earn your Mastery Badge, or take only the courses you’re most interested in.