EDC 625 - ASSISTIVE TECH EDUC INDV W/ASD

Semester Hours: 3

This course provides an overview of assistive technology devices and services that are used in the instruction of students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other communication disabilities.

EDC 636 - INTRO STUD AUTISM SPECTR DISOR

Semester Hours: 3

This course will provide advanced teacher candidates with an introduction to working with students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Candidates will develop an understanding of the range of characteristics and behaviors associated with ASD, the effectives of early intervention on behaviors, and the theories regarding the etiology of the disorder.

EDC 645 - ASMT & BEHAVIOR APPLC ASD

Semester Hours: 3

This course focuses on assessment and intervention planning for children with ASD. Candidates will enhance their knowledge of various assessments appropriate to the ASD population and develop skills to administer and interpret assessments. The course will provide candidates with an overview of the Applied Behavioral Analysis approach to assessingand teaching students with ASD.

EDC 655 - COLLAB & TRANSITION PLANNG

Semester Hours: 3

Using case-based instructional strategies, this course is designed to assist advanced teacher candidates in learning to build supportive relationships with families, paraprofessionals, and related service provides, including community agencies, as a foundation for designing differentiated learning experiences for students with disabilities.

EDC 660 - PRCTL APPLC VIS INSTR STRATEGY

Semester Hours: 3

Advanced candidates will participate in an extensive summer clinic for children with ASD. Candidates learn how to create an appropriate learning environment, organize schedules for individual students, develop materials, engage in instruction, respond to behavioral issues, and document student progress.