Behavioral and educational research conducted with children and adults with autism. Areas of research include evaluating the effectiveness of treatment procedures, assessing family functioning, and influencing social behavior in autism.

Participation includes ten hours per week of involvement in varied research activities: collection, coding, and analysis of data, systematic observation of instructional sessions and naturalistic interactions, and literature reviews.

Seminars and daily contact allow the student to share a variety of experiences with both the instructor and other students.

Open to juniors and seniors. Priority is given to students who have done field work at the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center.

Enrollment is limited.