Developing Undergraduate Coursework in Autism Spectrum Disorders
With rates of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) continuing to rise alongside improvements in early identification and treatment, service providers are in great demand. Providing undergraduate students with opportunities for education and applied experiences with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) can help fill a valuable niche in the autism community. This paper will propose standards for best practice in educating undergraduates about autism spectrum disorders through coursework and practicum experiences.
KeywordsAutism Undergraduate Course Practicum Applied behavior analysis
We would like to thank Dr. Fred Volkmar for his insight regarding this manuscript and his innovative development of coursework in ASD decades ago.
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