Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Free Online Courses

The Rich Center of Youngstown University offers two free online courses: one on autism and one on Asperger's. Here is the info on the Asperger's course:
"The Paula and Anthony Rich Center for the Study and Treatment of Autism is an externally funded unit of Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. The Rich Center was designed to improve the social, educational, and vocational success of children with Autism. Through Youngstown State University, the Rich Center provides referral information, treatment, and support to families affected by Autism, as well as education for professionals and students.This course was designed to help visitors understand more about the distinctions between Asperger's Syndrome and Autism.When you have completed this course, you will have a better understanding of what Asperger's Syndrome is, how it compares to Autism, and the treatment strategies associated with Asperger's Syndrome."

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