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
01/29/2024 - 06/28/2024 07/01/2024 - 08/25/2024 July Summer 2024 Session B 8 Week session
03/25/2024 - 08/30/2024 09/02/2024 - 10/27/2024 September Summer 2024 Session D 8 Week session

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.