Program of Study
SPED 6803 Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (F) - This course provides students with an understanding of individuals who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. The course provides a life-span perspective by focusing on preschoolers, school-aged children, and adults. Students will study the characteristics of these individuals and general educational strategies for their education.
SPED 6813 Assessment of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Sp) - This course provides an in-depth study of the assessment of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. It includes formal and informal assessment measures used to assist in the identification of students with ASD, as well as provide information for program development for this group of students.
SPED 6823 Instructional Methods for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (F) - This course is designed to assist professional educators in planning and implementing instructional and support services for students with autism spectrum disorders. Students will learn how to participate in collaborative family, school, and community partnerships.
SPED 6833 Practicum in Autism Spectrum Disorders (Sp) – This course provides for supervised field experiences in programs, schools, and other settings for children with autism spectrum disorders.