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Syllabus Autism: An Introduction - 34980
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Last update 26-01-2022
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: Education

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Dr. Judah Koller

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: by appointment

Teaching Staff:
Dr. Judah Koller

Course/Module description:
This course will bridge research and clinical knowledge. We will cover a wide range of topics including etiology, assessment, intervention and autism through the lifespan

Course/Module aims:
Students will gain an understanding of autism from both a clinical and research-oriented perspective.

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Students will gain a concrete understanding of autism and it's complexities.

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Frontal lectures + recordings and readings

Course/Module Content:
Intro to ASD

ASD in Early Childhood

Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis

Social Development in ASD




Social Neuroscience


Visual Attention


Required Reading:
Assigned on a weekly basis.

Additional Reading Material:
Additional readings sent out on a weekly basis

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 20 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 80 %
Other 0 %
online exam

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.