CBSE 7686T Speech, Language, and Communication Development of Children on the Autistic Spectrum: Assessment and Intervention

30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

Contemporary issues in speech, language, and communication in children on the autistic spectrum. Models of typical and atypical speech, language and communication acquisition. Qualitative differences and unique strengths and challenges. Assessment and intervention from different theoretical perspectives, including developmental and behavioral approaches, with emphasis on the integration of various models. Consideration of augmentative and alternative communication. (This course is the same as Speech 7319X.)

Prerequisite: Speech 7317X or Childhood and Special Education 7685T.

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