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Special Education Listserv

Subject: Autism/ASD/Scholarships for On-line Course, Into Adulthood:  Transition to Work for Individuals with Autism

Source: Dan Gordon, Supervisor, Effective Practices

Intended Audience: Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Counselors, Administrators

Date: June 2, 2010

We will fund up to 60 scholarships for teachers, counselors, and administrators from public school districts to participate in the online course, Into Adulthood: Transition to Work for Individuals with Autism.

This course is offered by Virginia Commonwealth University's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention July 19, 2010 - August 30, 2010.  Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of transition planning for youth with Autism.

Details on this course can be viewed at

http://www.worksupport.com/training/webcourses/autism_course.cfm.  The scholarship will cover the cost of the tuition and the textbook.

Administrators may submit names and e-mail addresses of teachers/counselors/staff they wish to recommend by July 7, 2010, to webreplyspeep@dese.mo.gov.  Please be sure to include the school district name.

Watch for another message this fall regarding the October 4, 2010 - November 15, 2010, session.