PYI 537: Work With Teens/Adults on the Spectrum

Synonym:

66522 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Denise Grenier

Credits:

1

Seats:

19

Semester:

Spring 2010

Meeting Schedule:

Sun 4/11 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Sat 5/1 (9:00AM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Individual Assessment & Intervention Strategies
Required of and restricted to ASD Certificate Students.
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of the first semester ASD certificate coursework or with permission of the Program Director.

Transition from a teenager to an adult can be a particularly challenging time for people on the autism spectrum as well as their educators, other professionals, and family. Topics include developing skills in self-advocacy and disclosure, employment, continuing education, relationships, as well as appropriate interdependent living. Readings, class discussions, guest lectures and panel discussions will be used to explore class topics. Pre-readings and other preparation will be assigned.