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2014-2015 University Catalog 
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EDPS 52500 - Language And Communication In Autism Spectrum Disorders

Credit Hours: 3.00. (SLHS 52500 ) This course will address development and impairment of language and communication in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In addition to language and communication characteristics, this course will review the behavioral, cognitive, sensory, and social-emotional abilities of individuals with ASD. Differential diagnosis, assessment, and intervention strategies will be emphasized with a focus on empirically supported treatments and evidence-based practices. Current developments and research findings will be highlighted related to etiology and diagnosis of ASD, advances in biomedical research, augmentative and alternative communication strategies, assistive technology solutions, behavioral, cognitive, and physiological interventions, and comprehensive treatment approaches. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.