Dec 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABA 145 - Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders


This course will provide a framework for understanding the developmental differences in children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), and highlights the heterogeneity of the spectrum. The definitions and critical features of autism spectrum disorders are delineated and learning, behavioral, and social characteristics of autism are highlighted.  Controversies in the definition, etiology, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders are reviewed.

(Cr: 3)