SPED3055-A Intro Autism Spectrum Disorder (Fall 2020)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.
Session, Dates: 3 (08/31/2020 - 10/23/2020)
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Seats Available: 6 Seats
Credits: 3
Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location

Course Description

This course provides an overview of characteristics, assessment, and teaching strategies for students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Current issues related to etiology, diagnosis, prevalence, prioritizing areas of teaching, environmental arrangements, and evidence based practices will be discussed. Special emphasis is placed on the use of Comprehensive Autism Assessement Tool and principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. Field experiences are embedded in this course.

Prerequisites: SPED3010 or SPED6080 or permission of Department Head

Co-requisites: SPED0355 or SPED0655

About the Instructor(s)

Susan W. Parker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education

412-397-6245 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 417