EDUC 760 - Intro to Exceptionalities & Legal Found

Credit Hours: Min: 3; Max:

Description: The course introduces the graduate student to the etiologies, theoretical foundations, and characteristics of the spectrum of exceptionalities ranging from giftedness to high incidence disabilities (learning disabilities, intellectual and developmental disabilities, emotional/behavioral disorders) to low-incidence disabilities (orthopedic, sensorimotor deficits). Among the topics addressed are: options for delivery of appropriate services, federal and state legislation and accompanying regulations governing service delivery, roles played by members of multidisciplinary teams, rights and procedural safeguards to insure that parents and individuals with disabilities participate in the decision-making process, financial basis and state regulations regarding distribution of funding.

No periods were set for this course