Autism Spectrum Disorders & Developmental Disabilities

EDUC 810
The primary focus of the course is developmental characteristics of learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other severe or multiple disabilities. Content of the course includes evidence-based principals and theories relevant laws and policies and current issues that influence professional practice including developmental cognitive, affective and behavioral characteristics, including approaches to assessment, instructional planning, implementation and evaluation of children with severe or multiple disabilities in the context of diverse cultural, ethnic and linguistic students and families and inclusive school settings.