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EDSE 634: Characteristics of Individuals with Autism

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

General Information

Credits: 3


Describes the varying characteristics of individuals with autism spectrum disorders across their lifespans including, (a) diagnosis, (b) early childhood, (c) school-age, (d) transition, (e) employment, and (f) aging. Examines definitions, eligibility criteria, incidence rates, and etiology of autism spectrum disorders. Analyzes perspectives from students, families, educational, community, and career personnel. 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, Junior Plus, 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
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2024, Section: 001, CRN 72518, Format: Online, Instructor: Linn Jorgenson
  • Fall 2024, Section: DL1*, CRN 77599, Format: Online, Instructor: Linn Jorgenson
  • Spring 2025, Section: 001*, CRN 13245, Format: Online, Instructor: Linn Jorgenson
  • Spring 2025, Section: DL1*, CRN 13246, Format: Online, Instructor: Linn Jorgenson

*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)