2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog

ESPED 6015 Collaboration, Advocacy, and Ethics: Autism Spectrum Disorder

This course will explore the critical importance of communication and collaboration among members of the educational team in promoting success for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Participants will explore the connections between communication and advocacy, including educator advocacy and promoting self and family advocacy. Ethical issues and philosophical challenges relating to research, involvement of self-advocates' perspectives, and the importance of including the student in decision making will be emphasized.