Course curriculum

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    Course Outline

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    • Description

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    • Learning Objectives

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    • Introduction

    • Basic Terminology and Diagnostic Categories

    • The Biological and Psychological Correlates

    • Common Precursors to Psychological Intervention

    • The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Intervention

    • Specific Treatment Components

    • Helpful Treatment Decision Guidelines for Parents

    • Developmentally Specific Interventions in Childhood

    • ASD in Adulthood

    • ASD and Giftedness

    • Conclusion: The Primacy of Individual Differences

    • Web-based Resources

    • References

    • Post-Test: Effective Therapy Techniques for Persons Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Their Families

    • Program Evaluation