aut512 | Graduate
Autism Spectrum Disorders: Communication And Socialization
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Assessment and the Diagnostic Process
- Analyze the role of the special educator in the assessment process.
- Identify assessment tools for diagnosing individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
- Describe the relationship between assessment and instruction.
Interventions Based on Applied Behavior Analysis
- Summarize applied behavior analysis.
- Identify types of applied behavior analysis.
- Explain how applied behavior analysis can be used for challenging behaviors.
Effective Strategies and Parental Involvement
- Design social stories that address social situations.
- Identify sensory integration strategies that can promote socialization.
- Analyze collaborative relationships with parents of students with autism spectrum disorders.
Communication and Social Skills Development
- Analyze typical social-emotional development.
- Explain the connection between language and social development.
- Identify characteristics that may impede the development of social skills in students with autism spectrum disorders.
- Describe communication deficits typical of students with autism spectrum disorders.
- Explain how to build social communication skills.
- Evaluate social skills needed for positive peer relationships.
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