2023-2024 Academic Catalog (August 2023 - July 2024 
    
    Jun 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog (August 2023 - July 2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPED 503 Legal and Historical Foundations of Special Education

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This course is designed to provide a foundation in the field of special education. Candidates are introduced to the various areas of exceptionality including the following: individuals with intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, emotional or behavioral disorder, autism, speech/language and communication impairment, hearing impairment, visual impairment, physical disabilities, health disabilities and related low incidence disabilities, and giftedness. Additionally, candidates explore identification, evaluation and qualification of students with special learning needs, IEP development, Universal Design for Learning, and lesson design and development. A 25-hour clinical is required for this course.


Note: A 25-hour field-based experience is required.



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