COMM 842 (01) - Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Communication Sci&Disorders
Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 14678
Provides an overview of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) including perspectives of individuals and their families. Current practices are discussed in relation to early identification, screening, diagnosis, and possible etiology of ASD, including and overview of medical considerations. Evidence-based practices across the life-span are critically reviewed in areas of behavior, communication, play, social interactions, and sensory-motor. Teaming approaches and transition to adult life to support a high quality of life are presented. Current "hot topics" in ASD research are presented.
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Equivalent(s): COMM 916
Instructors: Jill Thorson

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 T 2:10pm - 3:50pm MURK G01