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CSD 469. Autism Support Strategies and Interventions

Credits: 3
Department: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Description: Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) impacting communication. Strategies and interventions to improve social-communication and behaviors for children with ASD.
Prerequisites: CSD 460 or CSD 468
Corequisites: CSD 460
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze the range of developmental social communication, language, and emotional regulation skills among individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
2. Integrate social communication with emotional regulation behaviors of children with ASD, from nonverbal to verbal and conversational stages of communication.
3. Apply interpersonal and learning support strategies commonly used with individuals with ASD to address social communication, language, and emotional regulation needs.
4. Assess the quality of evidence of a variety of intervention strategies used with this population.

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