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EDUC 3318. This course describes autism and Asperger's Disorder including characteristics, associated learning styles, communication weaknesses and various intervention strategies. The course will help you make sense of why individuals with autism spectrum disorders behave the way they do, and what you can do to enhance more appropriate behavior. This course also lists resources for educators, related service personnel and parents who want more help or information on autism and Asperger's Disorder.