Grand Forks NewsNewsOn Air Selkirk College rolls out SPECTRUM as online course SHARE ON: Alex Skultety, contributor, Monday, Jul. 23rd, 2018 A new course offered by Selkirk College aims to spread understanding and awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder. SPECTRUM: Lifespan Autism Resources and Training was first a pilot project in January. It’s now offered online with an intake of 20 students on the third Monday of every month. Instructor Lisa Thiessen who co-wrote the course says something unique is it looks at experiences from across a person’s lifespan. //www.mykootenaynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Lisa-2.wav Thiessen says it will be relevant training for many in the community including education assistants, teachers, early childhood educators, and others. //www.mykootenaynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Lisa-3.wav But she feels it’s an important learning tool for everyone and will benefit the whole community. //www.mykootenaynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Lisa-1-1.wav It’s a 12 week long course and costs $275. You can find more information on Selkirk College’s website.