Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Curry School of Education
Office location and address
417 Emmet St SCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
This course will provide a broad overview of autism, from historical perspectives to current scientific evidence. Challenges, strengths, and experiences will be examined from within a developmental framework and across developmental domains. Evidence-based approaches to assessment and intervention will be emphasized. The perspectives and lived experiences of individuals with autism and their families will be integrated throughout the course.
This course examines the anatomical and physiological features of hearing, speech perception, language comprehension, speech production, language production, voice production, and swallowing.
Prerequisite: Instructor permission.