ECE 142◊ Students with Disabilities in School

3 credits

Overview of children with exceptional cognitive, physical, social and emotional characteristics; analysis of developmental and educational needs imposed by exceptionality; identification, interventions strategies, methods, and programs designed to meet their needs. Inclusion for children with disabilities in early childhood educational settings is studied. Study of applicable federal and state laws and requirements: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Individualized Family Service Plan, Individualized Education Plan and inclusive programs.

Prerequisite: ECE 110◊, ECE 111

Lecture: 2 hours

Laboratory: 2 hours