This course presents educational approaches that are effective in establishing high rates of learning, building self-regulation skills, and increasing prospects for self-determination for children and youth with autism spectrum disorders. Since many of the lessons and assignments are to be completed with children and youth in school settings, students interested in enrolling in this course must have access to the classroom.
By the end of the course, the student will demonstrate knowledge and skills related to:
A. Basic Concepts of Applied Behavior Analysis Instruction
B. Early Speaker Behavior
C. Curriculum for Establishing Listener Repertoires
D. Behavior Increase and Decreased Principles E. Measurement
F. Teachers as Scientific Decision Makers
H. Assessment of Self-Regulation
I. Monitoring Adaptive Responding
J. Teaching Choice-Making and Problems Solving during Self-Regulation
L. What is Self-Determination?
M. Assessing Self-Determination
N. Teaching Self-determination Skills
O. Opportunities for Self-Determination
P. Encouraging Self-Determination in Daily Living.