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    Rivier University
   
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
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ED 560 - Young Child with Special Needs


This course provides an overview of characteristics (nature) and educational policies, programs, practices, and services specific to infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and children through age 8 who demonstrate delays and disabilities. Topics presented include: early intervention; research-based theoretical and philosophical foundations on assessment procedures; instructional intervention and adaptation and remedial strategies; state and federal regulations and laws regarding the special education process; family-focused interventions; and models of service delivery. Students demonstrate knowledge to locate and use local, state, and federal resources providing appropriate special education services to meet IEP and IFSP goals and objectives.

Prerequisites & Notes
Twenty-five field experience hours are required.

Credits: 3



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