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Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ED 7643 Foundations of Special Education

Three hours
Examination of the types of exceptionalities in children including those with pervasive cognitive delays, specific learning disabilities, physical impairments, emotional disturbances, and other health impairments. This course covers the legal responsibilities, support systems, and instructional strategies necessary to provide effective instruction for learners in Special Education, including understanding of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process, as well as awareness of students with Section 504 accommodation plans. This includes the self-contained environment, and inclusive classroom (co-teaching). Designed to equip candidates to respond to the breadth of learners in Special Education needs within the public school system. Field experience required.