Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are key team members in the assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), with 90% of school-based SLPs serving children with ASD. This course is intended to prepare students for the assessment and interventions targeting language and communication skills for children with ASD.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a serious neurodevelopmental disorder that affects 1 in 68 children in the United States. Speech-language pathologists are key team members in the assessment and treatment of individuals with ASD and 90% of school-based speech-language pathologists serve students with ASD. This graduate level elective course is an introduction to ASD for the speech-language-pathologist, and is intended to prepare speech-language pathologists to understand and serve this unique population. Content areas will include: diagnostic criteria and assessment, etiology, language and communication strengths and weaknesses, speech and language assessment for the individual with ASD, and interventions targeting language and communication.
rationalize point scale
The Assignments section A. says "3 quizzes (10 points each)", but there are really 5 quizzes where lowest quiz score will be dropped.
The Assignments section C. says "Evidence based treatment paper (40 points)", but in the Grading section it is listed as 30 points.
Please clarify how the values of the grades. Best, James Hardin
Two discrepancies in the grading system are now clarified.