Tentative Course Schedule


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Autism I
WEEK ONE
 June 24 Overview/History/Etiology/Defining Terms/Perspectives
 June 25 Labels/Screening/Diagnosis/Research — ADOS and Instruments
 June 26  
 June 27  
 June 28 Suspected Causes and Related Brain Research
Diet/Vaccine Controversy/Unraveling the Mystery/Parent Perspectives
WEEK TWO
 July 1 Asperger Syndrome/Co-Morbidity and Asperger Debate
Communication and Learning with ASD and Asperger’s
 July 2 Hidden Curriculum Text and Supportive Curriculum
Neurodiversity
 July 3 Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime and Temple Grandin
Communication and Learning Part II
 July 4  
 July 5  
WEEK THREE
 July 8 Communication and Learning Part II
 July 9 Sensory Integration Dysfunction
Educational Interventions
 July 10  
 July 11 Final Exam
 July 12 Final Exam
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Autism II
WEEK FOUR
July 15 TEACHH & Visual Schedules & Building a Classroom
July 16 Fine Motor/Gross Motor and Classroom Planning/Communication
July 17 RDI and Relationship Intervention & Floortime
July 18  
July 19  
WEEK FIVE
July 22 Treatment Options and Research/Intro ABA and Related Terminology Developmental Sequence/DTT/Reinforcement/Development Sequencing
July 23 Discrete Trial/Data Collection
July 24  
July 25  
July 26 PECS/Adaptive and Assistive Technology/iPad Apps/Language Development/BoardMaker Software
WEEK SIX
FIELD WORK and SPECIAL PROJECTS
CLASSWORK BY ARRANGEMENT
FINAL WORK