Course Descriptions

To view all course descriptions, please consult the Graduate Catalog online.


IDHP 621 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES FOR INFANTS AND CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM (3)
Theoretical and applied perspectives of current issues related to infants and children on the autism spectrum; family concerns; and considerations of educational, community and home contexts.

IDHP 623 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES FOR ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM (3)
Overview of theoretical and applied perspectives of current issues related to adolescents and adults on the autism spectrum with a primary focus on person-centered strategies and evidence-based practice.

FMST 610 FAMILY AND PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION (3)
Problem-based learning from a multidisciplinary perspective to enhance professional and family collaboration. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

SPED 605 WORKING WITH FAMILIES OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (3)
Communication skills, human relations, parent counseling and conferencing. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Prerequisite of SPED 301 waived for students in post baccalaureate certificate program.

IDHP 681 SEMINAR IN AUTISM SPECTRUM ISSUES (1)
Interdisciplinary analysis of issues and integration of services for people on the autism spectrum, their families and communities. Prerequisites: IDHP 621, IDHP 623, FMST 610 or SPED 605; Must be taken in last semester of program.

IDHP 770- 775 SPECIAL TOPICS ON THE FIELD OF AUTISM (1-3)
Study of selected topics in field of autism. Student may repeat up to 6 units. Prerequisites: Vary with each topic; consent of program director.

IDHP 791 DIRECTED READINGS IN THE FIELD OF AUTISM (1-6)
Guided review of literature to explore in-depth subjects related to field of autism. Prerequisite: Consent of program director.

IDHP 792 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN THE FIELD OF AUTISM (1-6)
In-depth investigation specific to area of interest related to the field of autism. Prerequisite: Consent of program director.