2020-2021 Catalog

ESP 555 Classic Autism/High Functioning

In this course candidates examine the unique attributes of individuals with Classic Autism and High Functioning Autism. The course emphasizes understanding the brain of an individual with Autism and the varied aspects of social cognitive deficits. Candidates develop a perspective of education, socialization and communication of students of Autism. Candidates will use the information to develop effective education programs for students with Autism and High Functioning Autism.




This is the second core class for the MED in Curriculum and Instruction, Autism Emphasis. Candidates should have completed the Foundation Core classes and ESP 554, or have permission from the Program Director.