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ED457 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Characteristics and Educational Issues

Introduces the autism spectrum and the associated behavioral and learning characteristics. Explores the history of spectrum disorders, the current etiological theories, and the issues surrounding diagnosis, assessment, and treatment. Focuses on the characteristics of autism spectrum disorders; the historical context of the spectrum of disorders with particular emphasis placed on the diagnostic issues and debates; current theories and research into causes of the disorders; best practices in the assessment of children with a spectrum disorder; the learning characteristics of children with a spectrum disorder; and an introduction to and discussion of educational intervention models.

Credits: 3
Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Instructors: D. Mruzek
ED 457 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Characteristics and Educational Issues course information is subject to change, please check the latest schedule.