2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

SPCE 622 Introduction to the Law and Higher Education Issues for Students with Autism

Introduces students to disability-related legislation and the range of issues impacting students with autism in higher education. Offers an in-depth analysis of the governance and administration of academic and nonacademic organizations and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other disability-related legislation, with a focus on the individual needs of students with autism and their families. Gives students and practitioners the professional knowledge and leadership skills to facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of institutional policies to create and maintain an inclusive post-secondary educational environment. Prerequisite: SPCE 600.