Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Jul 16, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC& 203 Exceptional Child

3 credits
This course examines the educational, social, and developmental patterns of children with special needs. Students explore the impact of disabilities on children, on families, and on their futures. Students will access local resources available to teachers and families.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  and ABED 046  or placement scores.

Quarters Offered: Summer

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the history and philosophy of special education in the United States
  • Describe the primary conditions for which children need additional support for optimal development and learning
  • Explain the process used to identify children with special needs
  • Explain the purpose and components of the IEP and an IFSP
  • Identify and describe different intervention programs designed for children with special needs and local resources available to children and their families
  • Identify professional and ethical guidelines for early childhood special educators
  • Identify, research and apply effective ways to work with children with disabilities and their families