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Course Description

The purpose of this course is to supplement participants’ previous experience/training to become either a special education teacher or related service provider with specific knowledge necessary to work effectively with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Students will begin by reviewing the historical viewpoint, the current DSM-V criteria, neurological/biological aspects of ASD and the characteristics of students with ASD. Current theories of causation and the effects of autism on family members will be explored. Students then will be presented with intervention practices that have been demonstrated to be effective. The content will be conveyed through lecture, discussion, first person accounts. . Also, case studies, videos, and small group projects and small group quizzes will be incorporated into the class.
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Eligible candidates must have an approved application on file in order to enroll in this course
Section Title
Special Topic: Autism Spectrum Disorder
Type
Discussion
Days
W
Time
4:45PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Mar 30, 2022 to Apr 13, 2022
Type
Online
Days
F
Time
4:45PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 08, 2022
Type
Online
Days
W
Time
4:45PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 27, 2022 to May 25, 2022
Type
Online
Days
F
Time
4:45PM to 8:30PM
Dates
May 06, 2022 to May 20, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Available for Credit
2 units
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 29, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 29, 2022
Reading List / Textbook
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