Majors, Minors & Degrees:
A course designed to allow students an opportunity to assist a preschool, elementary, middle grades, or junior high special eduation teacher for a designated period of time each week. May be repeated a maximum of three times.
Corequisite(s): SPED 2070 Understanding Human Differences for special education majors.
This course provides an overview of basic concepts related to the inclusive education of differently abled students. A broad understanding of a range of low and high incidence disabilities will be explored. Historical factors, legislation, litigation, service delivery models, and cross-cultural issues are examined in the course. Students will complete a fieldwork experience that will allow them an opportunity to assist kindergarten, elementary, middle school, or junior high special education students for a designated period of time.