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SPCH82400 - Seminar in Autism

 
 

SPCH82400 - Seminar in Autism

82400 - Seminar in Autism - 3 Credits
COURSE OFFERING: Fall 2015
Day/Time: Monday 4:15 - 6:15pm
Room: 7102
Instructor: Dr. Richard Schwartz
Email: rschwartz@gc.cuny.edu
Office: 7400.12
Phone: (212) 817-8804

Course description:
This course provides an overview of autism including current research on the biological (genetics and neurobiology), theories of autism, cognitive deficits; and social deficits.  Language deficits will be the primary focus. Assessment and intervention will be discussed in detail. Students will be expected to make a presentation and lead a discussion for one class session. They will also write a research proposal in journal article format.