31 Honored for Autism Training
Thirty-one paraprofessionals were awarded Autism Aides Certificates at ceremonies recently hosted by the Kern County Special Education Consortium and the Diagnosis Center, Central California at the Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office (KCSOS) in Bakersfield. Those receiving certificates had participated in a series of 10 training sessions to support county students who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Paraprofessionals honored serve in 13 of the county's school districts working closely with ASD students, providing support and assistance in a variety of educational environments and settings.
"These paraprofessionals had a significant impact on the success of the students that they served this year and will continue to do so in the future," said Greg Rhoten, Kern County Special Education Consortium director. "They were honored for a job well done."