EDUC630 - Introduction to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Course Details

Course Code: EDUC630 Course ID: 4819 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course provides candidates with an examination of characteristics of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) across the lifespan. Defining characteristics as outlined in the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed research are examined. Prevalence rates, etiology, and co-morbid conditions are studied relative to historical progression. Ethical implications and obligations related to ASD evaluation, eligibility determination, and implications for educational programming are analyzed with attention to legislative rights and protections under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504).(Prerequisite: EDUC503)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
Registration03/25/2024 - 08/30/2024 Course Dates09/02/2024 - 10/27/2024 Start Month September SessionSummer 2024 Session D Weeks8 Week session
Registration05/27/2024 - 11/01/2024 Course Dates11/04/2024 - 12/29/2024 Start Month November SessionFall 2024 Session I Weeks8 Week session
Registration07/29/2024 - 01/03/2025 Course Dates01/06/2025 - 03/02/2025 Start Month January SessionWinter 2025 Session B Weeks8 Week session

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.