ED403 Disability and Early Childhood

Develops an understanding of disability, especially as it impacts young children. Addresses the inclusion debate, as well as the diagnosis, classification, and assessment of young children with disabilities. Examines the historical context for early intervention and special education and the institutional approach to disabilities, and utilizes that context to critically examine and discuss current intervention and educational practices for young children with diverse developmental paths and learning abilities. Introduces some strategies for working with young children with disabilities in various contexts and for developing collaborative partnerships and teams to best meet the full range of needs of young children with disabilities.

Credits: 3
Offered: Occasionally
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
ED 403 Disability and Early Childhood course information is subject to change, please check the latest schedule.