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April Pediatric CoP Call: Autism Brain Theories
Monday, April 12, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
Category: Community of Practice

Free CE Course: Autism Brain Theories

In celebration of OT month and Autism Acceptance Month, TNOTA's pediatric Community of Practice (CoP) will host a FREE CE course titled "Autism Brain Theories".

When: April 12, 2021 7pm central time

Where: Aspire OT (via Go To Meeting)

About the speaker: 

This course will cover information on common brain theories associated with autism spectrum disorder.  Ellen Casale recently completed her Ph.D. in Special Education with a minor in Applied Behavior Analysis. She has years of experience as a special education teacher, autism specialist and diagnostician, and district-level special education coordinator. She has experience across most all disabilities but a focus on those school-age individuals with the most complex needs. Her research interests and work revolve around training critical stakeholders to better understand the federally-mandates special education processes for school age children. She is currently in the job market for a faculty position and is the owner of Casale Consulting, LLC.

Course Objectives: 

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify three brain theories associated with autism spectrum disorder
  • Participate in perspective-taking activities to understand how such theories may impact their own learning
  • Categorize characteristics associated with ASD to relative diagnostic criteria or associated brain theories


Register Here!

This course will be free for both TNOTA members and non-members, and will count for 1 hour of CEU credit.