Global Affairs

United Kingdom: Comparative Perspectives on Autism and Well-Being

This course examines literature and research findings for evidence that supports treatment of children and youth with autism in a variety of settings.  Students’ clinical and educational experiences are used as a basis to examine the efficacy and effectiveness of intervention through a strength based lens. Advances in strength based approaches  including health and education will be examined and a comparative analyses will be conducted.

Location:

London, UK

Program Dates:

January 2 - 16, 2018

Application Deadlines:

Effective October 20, this program is closed and no longer accepting applications.

Who Can Participate:

  • NYU graduate students
  • Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are not enrolled at an academic institution

Related Areas of Study:

  • Applied Psychology 
  • Communicative Sciences and Disorders
  • Health
  • International Education 
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Teaching and Learning

This is not a complete list. We value diverse perspectives in our programs and encourage students from other majors and professions.

Course(s):

Students register for a total of 3 points and take the following course:

  • OT-GE. 2332 Section 095 (Class # 21073)  Shifting to a Strength Based Paradigm: A Focus on Autism - 3 points
Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic adviser to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion.

2018 Sample Course Syllabus

Faculty:

Kristie Patten Koenig, PhD, OT/L, FAOTA
Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy, New York University

Dr. Stephen Shore, EdD 
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Education, Adelphi University

Tuition:

2018 Graduate Tuition: $1,660 per point plus registration and services fees

NYU students: This course counts toward your Spring 2018 course load and tuition.

Tuition will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for Spring 2018.

Bursar’s payment deadline dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities

Other Costs:

2018 Housing Fees: $700

2018 Activities Fees: $300

Housing and Activity fees are billed through the Bursar and will be due in accordance with the Bursar's Spring 2018 billing schedule. 

Flights: International airfare to and from the program location is not included in the program fee. Students must purchase their own round-trip tickets and are responsible for their own accommodation for travel beyond the program dates.

Student will be notified when to book flights. We recommend comparing tickets on multiple sites to ensure the best fare. Past participants have used the following flight search engines: KayakHipmunkVayama Google Flights and StudentUniverse.com for student rates.

Accommodations:

Housing arranged by Global Affairs in partnership with NYU London in university residence halls.

Students will reside in shared-occupancy residence hall rooms.

Accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above.

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates. Please keep in mind that flights arriving into London typically depart New York a day in advance.

Passport: All program participants are required to have a valid passport, which must be valid at least six months beyond the program end date.

Visa: US citizens require a valid passport and do not require a visa for visits to the UK of less than six months in duration.  All other passport holders should check    with their respective visa requirements

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Weather: In London, January temperatures tend to be milder than in New York, usually in the 40°s (Fahrenheit). There is occasional rain and very little chance of heavy snow

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