ECE 142◊ Students with Disabilities in School

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/21/16

Overview of children with exceptional cognitive, physical, and social/emotional characteristics. Analysis of current issues related to educational implications for children with special needs, their families, and the community. Identification, intervention strategies, methods, and programs to meet their needs are examined. Study of applicable federal and state laws and requirements: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Individualized Family Service Plan, Individualized Education Programs and inclusive programming. Fulfills requirements of School Code 25.25. Field observations required.

Prerequisite: ECE 110◊ and ECE 111

Lecture: 3 hours