MAS.771 Autism Theory and Technology

Class Info

Illuminates current theories about autism together with challenges faced by people on the autism spectrum. Theories in communicating, interacting socially, managing cognitive and affective overload, and achieving independent lifestyles are covered. In parallel, the course presents state-of-the-art technologies being developed for helping improve both theoretical understanding and practical outcomes. Participants expected to meet and interact with people on the autism spectrum. Weekly reading, discussion, and a term project required. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

MAS.771 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by R. Picard.

This class counts for a total of 3 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Autism Theory and Technology site.

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