2015-2016 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 20, 2018  
2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECE* K252 - Children on the Autism Spectrum °


3 CREDIT HOURS
Prerequisites: ENG* K101  or ENG* K101S ; ECE* K101 ; ECE* K182 ; or permission of the instructor. ECE* K215  or PSY* K245  recom­mended.
This course introduces students to the application of a variety of autism teaching strategies and philosophies which may be applied within the context of a school, home or child care setting. Specific Diagnostic categories of ASD (Asperger’s Dis­order, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Autism…) will be identified and aligned with both traditional and nontraditional strategies for engagement, learning and relationships. The identification process of ASD, general causes and symptoms and incidences of this disorder will be outlined before discussing classroom strategies. Samples of these strategies will include ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) DIR Model (Developmental, Individual-Differences, Relationship Based and Floor Time.



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