UT Dallas 2023 Graduate Catalog

HDCD6365 - Social Communication in Early Childhood Disorders

HDCD 6365 (COMD 7336) Social Communication in Early Childhood Disorders (3 semester credit hours) Examines the typical developmental trajectory of social cognition and social-communication in the first two years of life, and assessment/intervention strategies for identifying and treating children with social communication problems. The course is divided into two main sections. The first section focuses on the three major components of Evidence-Based Practices (E3BP): scientific evidence; individual characteristics; and professional expertise. The second section focuses on functional evaluation of social communication in prelinguistic and emerging language children. Prerequisites: BBSC majors only and department consent required. (3-0) S