GMS6777 ASD Supports and Services Across the Lifespan

Description

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.

Objectives

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