CBSE 7675T The Family and Community of Students with Special Needs
30 hours plus conference; 3 credits
Analysis of the issues for the family and the child with special needs within diverse family systems. Teacher-parent, parent-child, sibling-child relations, collaboration, and community resources for young children and school-aged students. Focus on life cycle from birth through adulthood. Emphasis on urban, linguistic, and cultural perspectives, resource access, and development of parent-community partnerships. Field experiences in school settings and a variety of community settings.