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    May 27, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate 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 is one of two choices for an assessment class in the ASD certificate program, providing educators with an overview of the communication characteristics of individuals with ASD and exploring 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