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IL 3585 - TECHNOLOGY-BASED INTERVENTIONS: AUTISM

Credits: 3.0

This course focuses on the application of assistive technology to interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other non-physical disabilities. The course addresses a) the principles of assistive technology (at), b) assessment of students for at, and c) the at continuum of low, mid, and high technology. A range of hardware (E.G., ipad, computers, specialized speech generating devices), software (E.G., imovie, board maker), and interventions (E.G., Video modeling, alternative and augmentative communication strategies, academic skills) will be considered.