Course: SLPA 2023  Autism

Subject: Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Prerequisites: SLPA 1053, SLPA 1083

Credits: 3

Description: Through study, online discussion and participation, the student will become familiar with current theories and scientific evidence on the nature and etiology of autism. Best practices in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) will be examined. Additionally, students will become familiar with inclusive practices, family concerns, multicultural issues, and community resources as they impact the lives of children and adults with ASD. This course satisfies the computer proficiency requirement.