PYI 543: Advocacy Applications in ASD/Aspergers

Synonym:

81541 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Shelley Viles

Credits:

1

Seats:

20

Semester:

Spring 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Sun 3/4 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Sun 3/25 (9:00AM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Individual Assessment & Intervention Strategies
Required of and restricted to ASD Certificate students. Others by permission of the Program Director provided to Registrar’s Office via Antioch email.
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of the first semester ASD certificate coursework or with permission of the Program Director provided to Registrar’s Office via Antioch email.

This course facilitates understanding of the theoretical constructs of effective advocacy in the field’s of Autism/Asperger’s and the current applications of alternative dispute resolution, legal intervention, political advocacy, and systemic advocacy and self-advocacy, through reading, simulations, and guest discussions. This course will be team taught with sections A & B alternating instructors. Online conferencing will be used. Pre-readings will be assigned.