TLL 2506 - SOCIAL AND COMMUNICATIVE INTERVENTIONS: AUTISM
The course will consider programming and strategies for facilitating the communication and social development of young children with autism. Communication strategies will include a focus on nonverbal children, echolalic, and verbal children. Strategies will include sign language, picture systems, developmental approaches, naturalistic teaching, and discrete trial formats. Social interventions will examine play, peer interactions, and peer relationships. For both areas, assessment tools and strategies; published curricula; and a range of intervention procedures will be covered.