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.
Special Topics- Autism Spectrum Disorder
Monday, June 5, 2017 to Monday, September 18, 2017