UQAM announces revisions to program focused on behavioural intervention for ASD

March 4, 2021
The Université du Québec à Montréal has announced that a revised version of its DESS in behavioural intervention for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will be available in the Fall. The institution is revising the program to reflect the terminology now used in the DSM-5, explains psychology professor Nathalie Poirier. Graduates of the one-year program will be able to work with people with ASD to assess their needs, provide recommendations, and design interventions for them and their families. Poirier noted that Quebec is seeing an increase in diagnoses of ASD, especially among young people. UQAM (QC)