May 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Endicott College Academic 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)