This is an introductory course designed to help teacher candidates develop an understanding of the characteristics associated with children and youth with various types of exceptionalities, particularly those considered disabled under the current authorization of IDEA (2004), so these children and youth may be reliably identified and supported in inclusive classrooms and school settings. This course is also designed to provide a basic introduction to special education and special education laws and regulations. To be taken simultaneously with Practicum B.
Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 3.0