SPEC 7319X 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 CBSE 7686T [751.4T].)
Prerequisite: Speech 7317X [717X] or CBSE 7685T [751.3T]
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