SPk546 Autistic spectra disorders

Faculty of Education
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/2. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Barbora Bazalová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Barbora Bazalová, Ph.D.
Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: PhDr. Mgr. Ilona Fialová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
SPk546/OS01: Fri 28. 2. 8:00–13:50 učebna 51, Fri 20. 3. 8:00–13:50 učebna 50, Fri 3. 4. 8:00–13:50 učebna 51, Sat 25. 4. 8:00–13:50 učebna 51, B. Bazalová
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to equip students with knowledge cencerning autistic spectrum disorders, such as terminology, characteristics of disability, diagnostics,support of individuals with ASP and their families, educational possibilities including current situation in everyday life issues, research and the overall current situation of ASP persons in the Czech Republic and abroad.
Learning outcomes
- Student can characterize ASP
- Student knows the ASP diagnosis procedures
- Focuses on the possibilities of educating children with ASP and knows the current situation in practice
- Has an overview of available literature and its content
- Can recommend the adequate literature and movie sources to parents and teachers
- Can describe ways to work with ASP children
- Is able to suggest an intervention procedure in specific cases
  • Main themes (syllabus):
  • - ASP Terminology
  • - Current theoretical background
  • - Characteristics of ASP
  • - ASP diagnostics
  • - Families of children with ASP
  • - Nonprofit organizations targeting ASP
  • - ASP research
  • - Support for a child with ASP
  • - Ways to work with children with ASP
  • - Educational options
  • - Incorporation status of pupils with ASP
  • - Case studies from practice
  • - Literature, films, reports and lectures
    required literature
  • BAZALOVÁ, Barbora. Autismus v edukační praxi (Autism in Educational Practice). Vydání první. Praha: Portál, s. r. o., 2017. 207 pp. ISBN 978-80-262-1195-2. info
  • Dětský autismus : přehled současných poznatků. Edited by Michal Hrdlička - Vladimír Komárek. 2., doplněné vydání. Praha: Portál, 2014. 211 stran. ISBN 9788026206866. info
  • BAZALOVÁ, Barbora. Poruchy autistického spektra v kontextu české psychopedie (Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Context of the Czech Psychopedia). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. 279 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5930-6. info
  • THOROVÁ, Kateřina. Poruchy autistického spektra : dětský autismus, atypický autismus, Aspergerův syndrom, dezintegrační porucha. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2006. 453 s. ISBN 8073670917. info
    recommended literature
  • BAZALOVÁ, Barbora. Dítě s mentálním postižením a podpora jeho vývoje (A Child with an Intellectual Disability and Support of his/her Development). Vydání první. Praha: Portál, 2014. 183 pp. ISBN 978-80-262-0693-4. URL info
  • BAZALOVÁ, Barbora. Poruchy autistického spektra. Teorie, výzkum, zahraniční zkušenosti. (Autism Spectrum Disorders. Theory, Research, Experience from Abroad.). 1. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011. 249 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5781-4. info
Teaching methods
Processing a case study of a person with a PAS with regard to the way of education and support, processing annotations of selected professional publications, processing the situation of persons with PAS in the region.
Assessment methods
The student will process a case study of a person with ASP regarding the way of education and support, second the annotation of selected professional publications, and the description of the situation of people with ASP in their region - all will be presented during the lectures and will receive feedback from the teacher and the students.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 24 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2020, recent)
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