Nov 26, 2020
TED-2300 Introduction to Special Education
Designed as an introduction to the field of special education the course covers the education of exceptional students: historical, philosophical, educational, and legal issues, and current practices in assessment, diagnosis, and teaching.
Prerequisite(s): Reading proficiency. It is required that A.A.T. students take TED 2300 and TED-2301 concurrently. For current students seeking certification, or recertification, departmental permission/granted petition is required.
- Explain the progression of the field of special education and the laws and legislation which govern the field.
- Discuss the components of current special education laws/legislation and the implications for classroom practice.
- Describe the process for determining student eligibility for special education services.
- Identify the roles of various professionals in the provision of services to students with special needs.
- Discuss appropriate IEP creation and implementation strategies.
- List the characteristics of each type of exceptionality, as well as the causes, identification tools, and the impact on developmental growth.
- Identify appropriate teaching strategies and guidance techniques to use with exceptional children in an included general education classroom, and other educational settings.
- Recommend types of appropriate support services for exceptional children and their families.
- Make appropriate modifications and accommodations for students with special needs.
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