Jul 14, 2024  
2016-2017 Catalog 

EDU 221 - Children with Exceptionalities

Class: 3 Lab: 0 Clinical: 0 Credit: 3
Prerequisites: Take one set: Set 1: EDU 144 , EDU 145  Set 2: PSY-244 PSY-245
Corequisite: DRE 098 
This course introduces children with exceptionalities, their families, support services, inclusive/diverse settings, and educational/family plans based on the foundations of child development. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics of exceptionalities, observation and assessment of children, strategies for adapting the learning environment, and identification of community resources. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize diverse abilities, describe the referral process, and depict collaboration with families/professionals to plan/implement, and promote best practice. This course is no longer approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and / or elective course requirement.