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Course No: PSYC.5610-034; SIS Class Nbr: 12180
This course provides an introduction to the causes
and diagnosis of autism, scientific validation,
applied behavior analysis, and ethical treatment.
Students also learn to write functional
objectives, plan positive reinforcement, and
design an applied measurement system in the
context of developing Individualized Family
Service Plans and Individualized Education plans.
The issue of culturally appropriate interventions
Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor
- Prerequisites: Prerequisite: coursework in the
psychology of child development, or permission. CSCE Graduate Restrictions.
- Special Notes:
- Section Notes: Prerequisite: coursework in the
psychology of child development, or permission.
- Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
- Instructor: Alicia Perry
UMass Lowell Bookstore
When Offered & Tuition
- Online Course
- Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 29
- Chat Hours: Mon 1-2pm*
- Course Level: Graduate
- Tuition: $1725
- Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.
*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate
in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers,
and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended.
Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the
Related Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Autism Studies Option, Behavioral Intervention in Autism: BCBA Coursework Preparation Certificate, Behavioral Management in Autism: BCaBA Coursework Preparation Certificate
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