College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDSE 547: Characteristics of Students with Severe Disabilities

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credit hours: 3

Description:

Examines the academic, social, medical, and behavioral characteristics of individuals with severe disabilities such as intellectual disability, autism, traumatic brain injury, and severe/multiple cognitive, physical and/or sensory disabilities. Focuses on etiology, contributing factors, impact on life and family, the challenges of identifying students with disabilities, and the need for intensive instruction, accommodations, and support. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

  • Fall 2020, Section: 6U1, CRN 84648, Format: Online, Instructor: Judith Connell
  • Fall 2020, Section: 6Y1, CRN 84559, Format: Online, Instructor: Judith Connell
  • Fall 2020, Section: DL1, CRN 72415, Format: Online, Instructor: Judith Connell

Upcoming Sections

  • Spring 2021, Section: DL1*, CRN 16250, Format: Online, Instructor: Judith Connell

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)