aut501 | Graduate
Diagnosis And Assessment Of Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Etiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Identify the characteristics used in diagnosing autism spectrum disorders.
- Explain the current theories about the causation of autism spectrum disorders.
- Explain the process of identifying students with autism spectrum disorders.
- All objectives apply.
Assessment Issues and Controversies
- Identify the ethical concerns of autism spectrum disorders’ assessment.
- Identify local legal provisions, regulations, and guidelines for assessing autism spectrum disorders.
Implication for Programming
- Describe how a teacher can organize a classroom to collect data for assessment.
- Identify the procedures for assessment and placement decisions.
- Identify the effect of linguistic factors and the student’s type of autism spectrum disorders on assessment, eligibility, and programming.
- Explain how effective ongoing assessment works.
Implications for Placement
- Identify components of an individualized education program.
- Relate assessment to placement decisions.
- Identify ethical concerns inherent in the placement of autism spectrum disorder students.
- Identify social and communication interventions and programs.
Assessment Support and Interpretation
- Define basic assessment terminology.
- Use observation forms for diagnosis referral and ongoing progress monitoring.
- Identify key elements in an assessment report.
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