2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Feb 04, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

SPED 7103 - Communication, Assessment, and Intervention for Learners with ASD


This course is required for students pursuing the ASD license (meets required competencies). It provides educators with an overview of the communication characteristics of individuals with ASD and explores current assessment tools and strategies related to communication. The following areas will be addressed: development of social communication and its relevance in ASD, communicative characteristics across the autism spectrum, formal and informal assessment tools and strategies currently used to evaluate communication, including the use of informal tests to evaluate communicative functions, social communication, non-verbal language and play skills, use of assessment results to identify needs and develop intervention plans, and principles of guiding language intervention in ASD.

Credits: 2