This is an overview of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The course is an examination of the psychological, physiological, social, and educational characteristics of individuals who have been identified as having autism, pervasive development disorder, Rett's disorder, Asperger's syndrome and childhood disintegrative disorder. By the end of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge and skills related to: The definition and characteristics of persons with autism spectrum disorders, causes and prevalence of ASD as wells as changes throughout the lifespan.

Course Notes

PSYC 204 recommended