• Children With Exceptionalities

    EDU-221, Lecture: 3, Credits: 3
    Fall 2018
    Prerequisites
    Take one set: Set 1: EDU-144 and EDU-145 Set 2: PSY-244 and PSY-245
    Corequisites
    Take One: DRE-098, ENG-002, or ENG-111

    This course covers atypical patterns of child development, inclusive/diverse settings, evidenced-based educational/family plans, differentiated instruction, adaptive materials, and assistive technology. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics of exceptionalities and delays, early intervention/special education, transitions, observation, developmental screening, formative assessment of children, and collaborating with families and community partners. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize diverse abilities, describe the referral process, identify community resources, explain the importance of collaboration with families/professionals, and develop appropriate strategies/adaptations to support children in all environments with best practices as defined by laws, policies and the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development.