ECCE 2201 - Exceptionalities

3 Credits

3.00 Credits

Pre-requisite(s): ECCE 1103

NOTE: Students enrolled in this course are required to complete the entry level occupational work ethics course during the same term.

Provides for the development of knowledge and skills that will enable the student to understand individuals with special needs and appropriately guide their development. Special emphasis is placed on acquainting the student with programs and community resources that serve families with children with special needs. Topics include inclusion/least restrictive environment (LRE), physical and motor impairments, gifted/talented, intellectual and cognitive disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, communication disorders in speech and language, autism spectrum disorders, visual impairments, deaf and hard of hearing, health impairments, multiple disabilities, and community resources.