aut503 | Graduate
Communication And Socialization In Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Overview of Social Skills
- Summarize current research in the area of social skill development theory.
- Describe common social skill deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- Identify characteristics that may impede social skill development in students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Social Skill Development Assessments
- Compare socially valid assessment tools.
- Analyze ethical considerations regarding social skill assessment.
- Describe social skill assessment tools and methods.
Social Skill Interventions That Promote Skill Acquisition
- Compare social scripting, video modeling, and social problem-solving strategies.
- Design social stories that address social situations.
- Describe social skill acquisition tools and methods.
Social Skill Interventions That Enhance Social Skill Performance
- Describe social skill performance tools and methods.
- Compare social shaping, peer-mediated supports, and reinforcement strategies.
- Describe social prompt hierarchies addressing social situations.
Social Skill Interventions That Facilitate Social Skill Generalization
- Describe social skill generalization tools and methods.
- Design reinforcement protocols that include plans for fading supports.
- Explain self-monitoring strategies.
- All objectives apply.
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