PYB 530: Intro Autism Spectrum Disords

2008-07-23 -

Maximum changed.

Synonym:

56492 (for web registration)

Section:

B

Faculty:

John Moran

Credits:

1

Seats:

22

Semester:

Fall 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Sun 8/24 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Sun 9/7 (9:00AM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Behavioral Science Foundation
Required of and restricted to ASD 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.