Global Perspectives on the Science of Autism
The purpose of this course is to help students learn about the science of autism spectrum disorders from a global perspective and to facilitate students’ understanding of disability across cultures. Students acquire knowledge about cross-cultural perspectives on the diagnosis criteria, prevalence rates, etiology, and treatment for autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Experience on Disability in America
In this course students will study inclusion as it is seen in the arts, media and city planning. Students will also examine issues of accessibility in educational, professional, and commercial settings.
Perspectives 2001 – The Experience of Disability in America
The Experience of Disability in America aims to present disability as an identity within the larger culture. In this course, students will learn that disability is a natural part of the human experience throughout the world. Similar to other elements of culture such as race, gender, and religion; disability shapes the way we see the world and the way the world sees us. In addition to gaining an understanding of living with a disability in America, students will also learn about the experiences of people with disabilities in other parts of the world.