PSMB041 Working with children with autism spectrum disorder

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
PhDr. Zuzana Slováčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tereza Vargová (seminar tutor), PhDr. Zuzana Slováčková, Ph.D. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Zuzana Slováčková, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jarmila Valchářová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! PS_BB053 Working with children with aut &&! PSBB029 Working with children with aut
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 3 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 2/3, only registered: 1/3
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to inform students about problems of children with autistic sprectrum disorders, about their specific needs a and about impact of these diagnosis on the family system.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to: - understand specific needs of children with ASD and their families;
- applied theoretical knowledge into working with children with ASD and participate in it;
- create suitable plan of activities for families with children with ASD.
  • 1. main principles and requirements of the course
  • 2. basic theoretical information on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • studies seminar - meeting with parents of children with ASD
  • 4. practical demonstrations of programmes for children with ASD (canistherapy, musictherapy,...)
  • 5. participation in preparing and organisation of activities for families with children with ASD
  • 6. excursions
  • THOROVÁ, Kateřina. Poruchy autistického spektra. Vydání třetí, přepracov. Praha: Portál, 2016. 493 stran. ISBN 9788026207689. info
  • GRANDIN, Temple. The Way I See It. 1. vyd. Praha: Miklós Csémy, 2015. 452 pp. ISBN 978-80-906078-0-4. info
  • GRANDIN, Temple and Richard PANEK. Mozek autisty : myšlení napříč spektrem. Translated by Šárka D. Tripesová. Vydání první. Praha: Mladá fronta, 2014. 269 stran. ISBN 9788020431158. info
  • ČADILOVÁ, Věra and Zuzana ŽAMPACHOVÁ. Strukturované učení : vzdělávání dětí s autismem a jinými vývojovými poruchami. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2008. 405 s. ISBN 9788073674755. info
  • VERMEULEN, Peter. Autistické myšlení. Translated by Iva Strnadová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2006. 130 s. ISBN 8024716003. info
  • ČADILOVÁ, Věra and Zuzana ŽAMPACHOVÁ. Tvorba individuálních vzdělávacích plánů pro děti s poruchami autistického spektra : (metodický materiál). Vyd. 2., přeprac. Praha: Institut pedagogicko-psychologického poradenství ČR, 2006. 71 s. ISBN 8086856178. info
Teaching methods
lectures, group work, discussion, excursion, work with specialized publications
Assessment methods
Completion requirements: 1. active participation in lessons - 80% min 2. active participation in preparation and organisation of events for families with cildren with ASD 3. group project - comprehensive plan of programme for families with cildren with ASD
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Spring 2019.
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