SPED3055-A Intro Autism Spectrum Disorder (Fall 2021)

Course Details

Session, Dates: 3 (08/30/2021 - 10/22/2021)
Days: T
Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Patrick Henry 304
Seats Available: 13 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)

Shelly M. Haser, Ph.D.
Professor of Education

Coordinator, Early Childhood/Special Ed. Programs
School of Nursing, Education and Human Studies

Coordinator, Principal Certification

412-397-6023 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 426