Special Topics- Autism Spectrum Disorder

This course will provide students with a broad overview of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) across the lifespan. Students will learn about the defining characteristics (behavior, communication, sensory/motor issues) and biological and neurological bases of ASD. Identification and diagnosis, assessment, and approaches to intervention within family and school settings will be discussed. Ethical and cultural issues will also be discussed.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Psychology
Number: 
PSYCH 397D
Semester: 
Fall 2017
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, June 5, 2017 to Monday, September 18, 2017
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