presented by Patrick Rydell
Financial: Patrick Rydell receives an honorarium from MedBridge for this course, and receives proceeds for his book "Learning Style Profile for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders" (Rydell, 2012). There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course. Non-Financial: Patrick Rydell has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Patrick Rydell, EdD, MS
Dr. Patrick J. Rydell is the Founder and Director of Rocky Mountain Autism Center and the developer of Autism on Call, LLC., RMAC's Online ASD Training Program. With more than 35 years of practice in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), he has provided international and national training, workshops and program development to government…Read full bio
1. Defining Learning
This chapter will discuss important questions for program development specific to a) How does the child learn?; b) What does and does not make sense to the child?; and c) Do our programs reflect our knowledge of the core challenges and learning styles of children with ASD?
2. Emotional Regulation
This chapter will continue the discussion of “learning” and how this is the first and most important consideration in developing programs for children with ASD. The relationship between emotional dysregulation and learning style challenges will also be discussed.
3. Learning Style Profiles
This chapter will introduce the 10 Learning Style Profile components. Rationales for LSP use and application in program development will be discussed.