2009-10 Catalog 
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2009-10 Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDU 300 - Characteristics of Young Children with Diverse Needs

(3 credits, alternate years, consult department)
The purpose of this course is to assist the pre-service teacher in acquiring information and developing skills in regard to working with the young child (ages 0-8) who has special needs. This course will examine normal and atypical patterns and sequences of development in infants and toddlers in the cognitive, language, motor, social, emotional, behavioral and sensory domains. Normal and atypical etiology will be examined. Developmental delays will be examined through various assessment methods. Early identification techniques, interventions and service delivery models will be examined. The medically fragile child as well as the child with multiple disabilities will be discussed in regard to assessment, interventions and service delivery models.

Note: This course includes 25 hours of field experience.

Prerequisites: EDU102 and 206.