Catalogue 2014 - 2015

PSY 504 Autism and Related Disabilities

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

Acceptance into the Certificate program in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a foundation in etiological, diagnostic, ethical, and treatment-related considerations affecting services for individuals with autism and other disabilities. Topics of study will include current data on causal variables, issues in early identification, and a survey of evidence-based models of treatment, outcome evaluation, and effective systems support for individuals with pervasive developmental disabilities.