SPEC 7317X Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
45 hours (plus conference or independent work); 3 credits
Contemporary issues in autism spectrum disorders across the lifespan from an interdisciplinary and cross-paradigm perspectives; historical perspectives; core characteristics; co-morbid features; theoretical models; ASD culture and identity; working with families from diverse backgrounds. (This course is the same as CBSE 7685T).
Prerequisite: any undergraduate or graduate course in child development, language acquisition or permission from the deputy chairperson and program coordinator.
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