2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog

ESPED 6017 Socialization and Communication Supports: Autism Spectrum Disorder

This course will review social development and social and communicative competence; the development of appropriate social and communication interventions and supports; and informal and formal assessment of social understanding, interactions, and communication. Theoretical foundations of socialization and communication will be explored. Participants will examine evidence-based strategies and review academic literature related to social development that explores the development of social communication for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Major educational theories of socialization and communication, including technology, will be examined.