CBSE 7664T Special Issues in Education: Communication and School-aged Students with Special Needs

30 hours lecture plus conference; 3 credits

Study of language acquisition including childhood bilingualism and speech, hearing, and communication problems of students with disabilities. Understanding the distinction between language disorders and language acquisition problems. Techniques of nonverbal communication including the unique aspects of artistic representation. Assistive technology for enhancing communication and access to general education curriculum; influence of group membership and culture on development of communication skills. Implications for collaboration with professionals, diverse families, and community organizations. Field experiences.



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