Jun 25, 2018  
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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EDSP 361 - Introduction to Students with Diverse Learning Needs and the Special Education Process

Credits: (3)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture.
Prerequisites: A minimum of 2.5 overall GPA.
Provides an overview of the historical, social, and cultural foundations that frame our response to disability and diversity today. Students will gain an understanding of the laws and policies that have shaped educational practice for students with disabilities. An introduction to diverse learning needs (including ADHD and giftedness) and the categories of eligibility for services, the general characteristics and needs of students with exceptionalities and their families, and the current trends and issues in service delivery and special education professional practice will be included. This course must be taken before any other coursework in special education can be completed.



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