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Winter 2017

Psychology (PSYCH)
PSYCH M139 - Perspectives on Autism and Neurodiversity

Seminar: Sem 1

Class ID: 328537200

Class Website: https://moodle2.sscnet.ucla.edu/course/view/17W-DISSTDM139-1

Day(s)

Time

Location

Closed: Class Full (10)

No Waitlist

9am-11:50am

Physics and Astronomy Building Room 2748

4.0

Demer, L.L.
Mark, J.R.
Toolan, C.K.

Final Exam Information

Date

Day

Time

Location(s)

March 23, 2017

Thursday

3pm-6pm

Public Affairs Building: 1222

Enrollment Information

Grade Type

Individual Studies

Level

Letter Grade

Class:
Sophomores and Above

No

N/A

Upper Division

Multiple-Listed Class

This is a multiple-listed class

Disability Studies (DIS STD) M139 - Perspectives on Autism and Neurodiversity

Psychology (PSYCH) M139 - Perspectives on Autism and Neurodiversity

Course Description

(Same as Disability Studies M139.) Seminar, three and one half hours. Genealogy of autism as diagnostic category and cultural phenomenon from its historical roots as new, rare, and obscure condition in early 1940s to its current contested status as minority identity and/or global epidemic. Examination of material sourced from various fields and disciplines invested in autism, including psychology, neuroscience, arts and humanities, popular media, anthropology, activism, and critical autism studies. Students encounter and analyze multiple perspectives on autism and put them in conversation with one another. Attention paid to way people on spectrum define, explain, and represent their own experiences of autism and discussion of what ramifications of these multiple framings are in context of autism intervention strategy and disability policy today. Letter grading.

Class Description

None

General Education (GE)

This class does not satisfy any GE requirements.

Writing II

This class does not satisfy the undergraduate Writing II requirement.

Diversity

This class satisfies the following College/School diversity requirement:

  • College of Letters and Science
  • School of Music

Class Notes

  • Psychology M139 is limited to junior/senior departmental premajors and majors on the priority and first enrollment passes.
  • Any sophomore/junior/senior may enroll on the second pass, space permitting.

Department

Psychology

Library Reserve

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Materials Use Fee

0.00