PYB 530: Intro Autism Spectrum Disords

Synonym:

78096 (for web registration)

Section:

B

Faculty:

John Moran

Credits:

1

Seats:

24

Semester:

Fall 2011

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 8/20 (1:30PM-5:29PM)
Sat 10/1 (1:30PM-5:29PM)
Sat 11/12 (1:30PM-5:29PM)
Sat 12/17 (1:30PM-5:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Behavioral Science Foundation
Section A: Required of and restricted to ASD Certificate students.
Section B: Required of and restricted to ABA Certificate students.

This course will familiarize students with past and current demographics and definitions of autism spectrum disorders. Students will be introduced to the current biomedical finds associated with autism spectrum disorders as well as several theoretical explanations of autism. Course content will include an overview of conventional and alternative treatment approaches as they apply to the learning and behavioral characteristics of children with autism.