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COURSE INFORMATION

COURSE TITLE Students with Severe Disabilities
CREDIT RANGE 3.000
SCHOOL School of Education
DEPARTMENT Education 
LEVEL Graduate
COREQUISITE none
PREREQUISITE none
DESCRIPTION:

Course Description: This course provides students with an understanding of individuals who have been diagnosed with severe or multiple disabilities. The course will take a life-span perspective by focusing on preschoolers, school-aged children, and adults, and will include discussion of individuals who have retardation, autism, those who demonstrate significant behavioral challenges, and/or those who have special health care needs. Students will study the psychological, social, and physical characteristics of individuals with severe disabilities, laws pertaining to educating students with severe disabilities, and theoretical and philosophical foundations underlying current practice. Students will study, observe, and implement research-based strategies for teaching students with severe disabilities in inclusive school and community settings. Students will understand and conduct ecological assessments of students and environments and explore the use of assistive technology to enhance autonomy and learning. Knowledge will be acquired through coursework, discussions, and required fieldwork.



SECTION INFORMATION

CRN: 50198
SUBJECT: ED
COURSE NUMBER: 675
SECTION TITLE: Students with Severe Disabilities
CAMPUS: Online
SCHEDULE TYPE: Lecture
REQUIRED MATERIAL: To Be Determined
SECTION COMMENTS: This is an online section that requires online participation and attendance via Blackboard. Restricted to Teaching Fellows.
COREQUISITE None
FEES: 0
CAPACITY 31
SEATS AVAILABLE 6
INSTRUCTOR: Shobana Musti
RESTRICTION(S):

Online

Online Type Date
BlackBoard 07/15/2019 - 08/24/2019