EDUC 7671X Children and Youth with Special Needs

45 hours; 3 credits

Characteristics of children with special needs including giftedness. Implications for the classroom environment regarding assessment, curriculum, management, integrations and support of students with special needs in general education settings. Review of legislations and landmark court cases in special education. Focus on collaboration with other professionals including co-teaching, consultative and itinerant models. Engagement of family members in collaborative efforts. Field experiences in schools and a variety of community settings


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