Learning is enhanced when you take time to reflect on the process. This week, you will have a Journal Assignment that asks you to address the content for the unit. Your reflection and writing will help with your understanding of the content covered.
This week, you have discussed how autism spectrum disorder is diagnosed and covered a variety of screening and evaluation processes. Please think about the various readings and activities that you have engaged in during this unit.
In at least 250 words, please respond to the following:
- Summarize three main points that you learned this week and describe how you might apply this learning to your personal and professional life.
- Consider the various professionals involved in the comprehensive treatment of a student with autism spectrum disorder (psychologist, special education teacher, speech language pathologist, occupational therapist, etc.). Select one of the professions addressed in your readings and explain the professional’s role as part of the assessment process.