This course explores the trajectory of autism spectrum disorder and the range of possible supports and services available across the lifespan, including person-centered planning, transition to post-secondary education and adulthood, independent living skills, employment and family support.
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe education and treatment outcomes for individuals with autism spectrum disorder
- Explain methods and procedures for supporting families and caregivers
- Discuss healthcare and co-morbidity issues associated with autism across the lifespan
- Create person-centered plans for the transition to adult life