Apr 24, 2019  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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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