2023-2024 Catalog 
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EDU68320 - Assessment, Behavior, and Socialization for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

(2 units)
This course thoroughly covers the research-based strategies, classroom treatments, and therapeutic interventions to address the language and communication, social, emotional, behavioral, cognitive challenges, and academic needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This course requires 45 hours of experience working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders with signed verification of completed hours from a School District Administrator. Concepts from other courses within the Autism program are applied in this Practicum course. Candidates will conduct interviews with other service providers and parents. Moreover, this course builds on the substantial body of knowledge that the students learned in the first two courses EDU68300  and EDU68310 , and applies that knowledge to the candidate’s professional practice. Candidates interview speech and language therapists, adapted physical education teachers, program specialists, director of special education, general education teachers, occupational therapists, and parents with children who have a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder to gain knowledge of the programs, services, and methods their employing school district is addressing the needs of students with an ASD. 
Prerequisites: EDU68300, EDU68310
Co-requisite: EDU68300, EDU68310