Purdue Honors College Summer Mini-Courses: Trends and Issues in Autism Intervention
This mini-course provides an introduction to early educational and behavioral intervention for children with autism. You will develop an awareness of the evidence-base for autism treatment models and become familiar with current trends and issues related to autism intervention. Specific attention will be given to issues of pseudoscience and fad treatments for autism and to issues surrounding inclusive educational opportunities for children with autism.
Dr. Mandy Rispoli is an Associate Professor of Special Education at Purdue University, the Co-Director of the Purdue Autism Cluster, and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst- Doctoral level. Dr. Rispoli’s research explores functional behavior assessments and function-based interventions in educational settings, and innovations in professional development for teachers of young children with autism and challenging behavior.
For more information and to register see https://honors.purdue.edu/community/summermini/