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SPED 510 - Exceptional Children in the Schools

(3 credits)
This course will provide an orientation to the characteristics, levels of severity, definitions, and classroom accommodations and modifications for individuals with exceptional learning needs. Included is an exploration of the roles of professional organizations and service providers, and the different professionals within the school system as related to special education. Emphasis will be on legal requirements and assessment procedures underlying individualized education programs, and an understanding of instructional strategies, remedial methods and curriculum materials utilized for individuals with exceptional learning needs in both inclusive and segregated settings. Field-based experience is required.