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Low Incidence and Autism

Low Incidence is a term used to describe a variety of  “low occuring” disabilities in diverse learners. A Low Incidence Disability can be defined as a disability that occurs in 1/2 or 1% of the school's population of the students with a disability. The most common low incidence disabilities are autism, visually impaired and hearing impaired students to name a few (IDEA).





Professional Learning Opportunities

Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 Offerings Date
Improving Outcomes for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A DistrictWide Approach Session 1: Oct. 9, 2019
Session 2: Oct. 17, 2019
Session 3: Dec. 12, 2019
Session 4: Feb. 5, 2020
Session 5: May 6, 2020
Sensory Issues and High-Functioning Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders Book Study

Jan. 7, 2020

Uniquely Human Book Study Sept. 4, 2019


Opportunities to Learn More:
Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) https://www.ocali.org/
The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness https://deafandblindoutreach.org/
Assistive Technology and Accessible Educational Materials Center https://ataem.org/
ODE resources http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Special-Education/Students-with-Disabilities/Resources-for-Autistic-Children/Ohio-Center-for-Autism-and-Low-Incidence-OCALI

SST16 Consultant

Lisa Schenkelberg