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 be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by R. Picard.

Lecture occurs 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM on Wednesdays in E14-493.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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