Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Teaching Basic Skills In Autism Spectrum Dissorder OEO 009 0 2 + 0 2 3
Precondition Courses <p>Special Education</p> <p>Early Childhood Special Education</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Educational Implementations in Autism Spectrum Disorders</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör. UĞUR YASSIBAŞ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Ahmet FİDAN

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

The purpose of the course is to gain the basic skills in the education of children with autism spectrum disorders to students. 

Course Content

In this course, will be taught to special education teacher candidates how would provide educational control while working with children with autism spectrum disorders.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains diagnosis and features of Autism Spectrum Disorder Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Explains methods of providing educational control in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Explains the structured teaching methods in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Explains embedded teaching methods in natural settings in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Explains the methods of developing social interaction skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Explains the methods of developing receptive and expressive language skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Explains the methods of developing alternative communication in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Meeting - Identifying the program, introducing the importance and requaries of the course Course notes-related slides
2 Historical development, definition and classification of ASD Course notes-related slides
3 The causes, description and diagnosis of ASD Course notes-related slides
4 Characteristics and requirements of individuals with ASD Course notes-related slides
5 Gaining and enhancing appropriate behaviors for individuals with ASD Course notes-related slides
6 Reducing inappropriate behaviors in individuals with ASD Course notes-related slides
7 Midterm exam
8 Behavior management in individuals with ASD Course notes-related slides
9 Gaining the communication and social skills to individuals with ASD Course notes-related slides
10 Gaining the play skills for individuals with ASD Course notes-related slides
11 Intervention, application, and program examples for ASD Course notes-related slides
12 Families of individuals with ASD and family education Course notes-related slides
13 Inclusive education for individuals with ASD Course notes-related slides
14 Final exam
Resources
Course Notes <p>Course notes</p> <p>Hannah, L. (2001). Teaching young&nbsp;children with autistic spectrum disorders to learn. A pratical guide fro parents and staff in general education classrooms and preschools. London/UK: The&nbsp;National Autistic Society</p>
Course Resources

American Psychiatric Association (2013) Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).

Kırcaali-İftar, G. and Tekin-İftar, E. (2012). Program examples for autism spectrum disorders (Otizm spektrum bozukluklarına yönelik program örnekleri). E. Tekin (Ed.).  In Education of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, (pp. 239-265) Ankara: Vize Pub.

Kırcaali-İftar, G. (2003). Gaining The Communication Skills to Autistic Children (Otistik Özellik Gösteren Çocuklara İletişim Becerilerinin Kazandırılması). İstanbul: YA-PA.
Kırcaali-İftar, G. (2007). Autism Spektrum Disorders (Otizm Spektrum Bozukluğu). İstanbul: Daktylos Pub.
Lovaas, O. I. (2003). Teaching individuals with developmentay delays: Basic intervention techniques. Austin, Texas: Pro-Ed.
Scheuerman, B. ve Webber, J. (2002). Autism. U.K.: Wadsworth Group.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Learner has the high level knowledge and the skills supported by the books including the most recent information, practice materials and other scientific sources about special education, pedagogy, culture and basic sciences. X
2 Learner feels ready to work with individual with developmental disabilities, and has effective communication skills. X
3 They investigate and evaluate the consepts, ideas and datas about special education and pedagogic information scientifically; diognise, analyze and negotiate comlicated problems and subjects and develops suggestions based on scientific datas and proofs. X
4 They inform to audiences about special education and teaching skills, explain thinks to them. X
5 They have the skills about learning how to learn, self-confidence, critical thinking, creative thinking; can carry on the works of his area individually. X
6 They take the responsibiliy of unexpected events in his job and try to find solutions. X
7 They know the all features ( additional disability, health problems(epilepsi, what medicine to take, etc.)of their students and their needs; know the socio-cultural and economic of the immediate environment. X
8 They can watch and understand the information about special education and pedagogy and have the second language knowledge to communicate with their collagues (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1). X
9 Instructor compares and contrasts the previous evaluation of the learners’ development, shares the results with the parents and the managers, develops the new instruction plan according to that result. X
10 X
11 X
12 X
13 X
14 X
15 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Total Workload 0
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 0
dersAKTSKredisi 3