In this course, students are introduced to the historical, philosophical and organizational factors leading to the enactment of federal and state laws, rules and regulations governing persons with exceptionalities. Students are presented with an overview of the major categories of exceptionality. Methods for identifying and working with children in child care, recreational and educational settings are explored. Working with an interdisciplinary team and partnering with parents is a major focus of this course.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6