An overview of autism and the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for young children with autism will be provided. Key strategies including using visuals, incorporating strengths and interests, and considering sensory needs will be presented. Case examples and photographs will be shared. Participants will plan for how to use presented strategies to support STEM learning in their settings.
October 6, 2022: 4:00 - 6:00pm
October 20, 2022: 4:00 - 5:00pm
** Participants must attend both sessions in order to be awarded credit **
1) Describe autism and STEM for young children
2) Identify strategies to support STEM learning for young children with autism
3) Identify free resources to support young children with autism and STEM learning.