Sonderly offers free online course for educators in support of World Teachers’ Day

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, sonderly, Geneva Center for Autismthe online education and training platform for autism and mental health resources, announced that it will offer its “Understanding and supporting students with autism” free course for educators on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day on October 5th. Sonderly’s two-hour introductory course will be available for free from September 29 through October 9 and will provide teachers with an in-depth understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and guidelines for how to support a variety of learners in the classroom. Canadians can access the course on the Sonderly website and will enjoy lifetime access to the material.

“We recognize the critical role teachers play in providing effective education to all students, including those with ASD,” says Bahar Miraftab, Marketing and Communications Director, Sonderly. “The pandemic has had a significant impact on the way educators connect with their learners, so we wanted to give back to that community by equipping them with tools they can use both in person and in virtual environments. We look forward to celebrating teachers and providing them with easy-to-use strategies to create more inclusive classrooms across the country.

The “Understanding and Supporting Students with Autism” course will prepare educators with tips for better supporting students with sensory sensitivities, guidelines for setting appropriate goals for their learners, and considerations for implementing teaching strategies. proactive and reactive. The course includes real-life examples for educators in a classroom and is equally applicable to anyone who wants to learn more about autism and the supportive practices that will enrich the lives of students on the spectrum.

This limited-time offer follows Sonderly’s recent launch of its new course “Dealing with the Mental Health Crisis in the Classroom”, developed in direct response to an increase in persistent and pervasive mental health crises among students.

Sonderly is on a mission to democratize knowledge and skills that are typically only available to clinical professionals. Sonderly’s robust digital library of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)-based courses and training materials combine theory, practice and testing, curating and decoding clinical research and presenting it in a user-friendly way.

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About Sonderly

Sonderly is an online education and training platform that provides autism and mental health resources to parents and educators across Canada. A subsidiary of the Geneva Center for Autism, Sonderly’s mission is to democratize knowledge and skills that are usually only accessible to clinical professionals. Sonderly’s robust digital library of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)-based courses and training materials combine theory, practice, and testing, so professionals can stay current with the most relevant and effective training available. Sonderly organizes and decodes clinical research and presents it in a user-friendly way, taking education beyond awareness and effecting greater change.