Psychology (PSYC) - Perspectives in Autism

PSYC 3117  Perspectives in Autism


Any 24 credits or permission of the instructor


CHFS 3116


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




Students explore the nature of Autism and related neurodiversity including epidemiology, screening/assessment, and treatment/intervention, across a broad range of topics (e.g., historical considerations, diagnosis, prevalence/incidence, genetics, environment). Students consider evidence-informed principles for developing successful programs for children, youth, and adults, as well as models for transitioning to adult care and supportive services. Principles of child/family centered care and culturally responsive approaches are considered throughout the course, including values of equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization. This course is also offered as CHFS 3116.

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