Students gain an understanding of the theories regarding the etiology of spectrum disorders, including Autism and Fetal Alcohol spectrum disorders, from a global perspective. Incidence according to ethnicity, common signs, symptoms and characteristics are discussed. The design and implementation of behavioural treatment plans, with an emphasis on Applied Behaviour Analysis and Intensive Behavioural Intervention, are examined.
Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.