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ECAE 3109 Environments and Curriculum Adaptation for Young Learners with Special Needs

3 hours recitation, 1 hour supervised field experience; 3 credits

Introduction to planning, implementing, and evaluating instruction for young children with special needs. Designing environments, curricular planning and modification to implement inclusive programs, including work in developmental and curriculum areas and positive behavior supports. Working with related service professionals; assessment and interventions with children and families; interagency collaborations. Focus on young children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds in urban settings. Must be taken with the paired section of Early Childhood and Art Education 4020.

Prerequisite: Early Childhood and Art Education 2003, 2004, and 3108. Corequisite: Early Childhood and Art Education 4020.


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