47.661 Social and Community Interventions in Autism

Social and Community Interventions in Autism

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37677
Status Active

This course will focus on current perspectives of community-based programming for individuals on the autism spectrum, particularly among the adolescent and adult age range. We will overview the challenges experienced by those with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) during adolescence and adulthood, and consider the issues involved in designing, implementing, and evaluating social and community interventions for this population. The class will incorporate weekly readings focusing on research in the field, presentations, and guest speakers.