SPED 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