PYB 530: Intro Autism Spectrum Disords

Synonym:

68731 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Amanda Kelly

Credits:

1

Seats:

20

Semester:

Summer 2010

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 6/26 (1:30PM-5:29PM)
Sat 7/17 - 7/18 (1:30PM-5:29PM)
Sun 8/1 (1:30PM-5:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Behavioral Science Foundationt
Required of and restricted to ABA certificate students; others by written permission of Program Director provided to Registrar’s Office via Antioch email.

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.