SPEC 7316X Special Issues in Education: Classroom and School-wide Learning Environments for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities
30 hours plus conference, 3 credits
Current issues in teaching students with severe and multiple disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders. Focus on emerging trends and research. Validated approaches in curriculum, instruction, life skills, functional behavioral assessment and positive behavioral supports. Examination of the politics of labeling, the constructs of disability, and the influence of school culture on inclusion, transenvironmental planning, and the development of least restrictive environments. Independent and small group study. This course is the same as CBSE 7666T.
Prerequisite: Admission to Advanced Certificate Program in Autism Spectrum Disorders or permission of the program co-director.
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