May 18, 2022  
2012-2014 Graduate Catalog 
    
2012-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CD 7280 - Autism


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This course will provide an overview of the characteristics and etiology of autism spectrum disorders. Students will develop skills and strategies for communication and language assessment and intervention for this population. Major emphasis will be placed on the speech, language, communication, and behavior of individuals with autism. Guidelines for assessment and intervention will be provided including decision-making for the selection of a communication system, functional assessment of challenging behavior and structured teaching and environmental supports for effective learning.