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INED 534 Overview

This course provides an in-depth understanding of individuals who have the diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder. Characteristics are reviewed and discussed in the context of the student's unique educational needs and implications for inclusive educational practices. Components of successful inclusive programs are reviewed. Students will become acquainted with ways to design and implement positive support strategies, communication and accommodations for students with communication delays. In addition, students develop an understanding of language development, the importance of communication in the learning environment and communication strategies, including the use of augmentative/alternative communication systems that can be used with individuals with disabilities. Furthermore, this course focuses on understanding how to implement appropriate communication strategies.

  • 2.00 Credits
  • INED

Sections

Autism & Communication Disorders - 2021 Spring INED 534

This course provides an in-depth understanding of individuals who have the diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Characteristics of individuals with ASD are reviewed and discussed in the context of the student's unique educational needs and implications for inclusive educational practices. Components of successful inclusive programs will be reviewed. Students will become acquainted with ways to design and implement positive support strategies, communication, and accommodations for students with communication delays. In addition students will develop an understanding of language and literacy development, differences in language and literacy development for individuals with disorders and delays, and the importance of communication in the learning environment.

Course Code: INED 534

1/18/2021 - 3/14/2021

Online