This module provides participants with an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) including current characteristics and definitions; learning characteristics associated with ASD, etiologies and research in the area of ASD. The module also includes information on evidence-based practices for students with ASD, including the importance of family involvement in educational planning.
Paraprofessionals, please join us for this interactive and informative learning series. This series will help paraprofessionals learn how to:
•Help students with various support needs build independence
•Collect data, learn when to collect data and the purpose of data collection
•Collaborate more effectively with classroom and building teams
•Utilize a strategy toolkit to help negotiate the paraprofessional workforce
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With a total population of approximately 1.8 million, Wayne County is the most populous county in the State of Michigan and the 18th most populous county in the nation. There are 33 school districts in 43 Wayne County communities serving approximately 226,000 students. Additionally, there are 108 Public School Academies (PSAs) serving 64,000 students for a combined total of approximately 290,000 students in public schools county-wide. .
Early Childhood Resources
Our early childhood staff connect parents and service providers in Wayne County to resources and information.
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Family Assistance Resources
Helpful information and other assistance for your family's wellness.
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Freedom of Information Act
School Accountability Scorecard
The latest update of the Michigan School Accountability Scorecards.
School Year Recess Days
A list of extended recess days for the school year.
Understanding Education Terms and Acronyms
Wayne County Parent Advisory Comittee
Wayne RESA ensures the involvement of parents in special education through the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC).
View Parent Advisory Committee Home Page