sped530 | Graduate
Introduction To Learners With Special Needs
This graduate-level course is 4 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Response to Intervention, Communication Disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Identify characteristics of autism spectrum disorders.
- Evaluate a response to intervention plan.
- Describe common communication disorders.
Introduction to Special Education and Learners With Disabilities, Special Gifts, and Talents; Cultural Differences and Communicating With Families
- Justify the need for special education.
- Differentiate the needs of exceptional learners and non-exceptional learners.
- Identify common characteristics of learners with disabilities.
- Identify common characteristics of learners with special gifts and talents.
- Describe strategies for differentiating instruction for learners with disabilities and learners with special gifts and talents.
- Identify cultural differences that affect learning.
- Determine strategies for addressing cultural differences.
- Determine strategies for communicating with families of special education students.
Individualized Education Programs and 504 Plans
- Create behavior intervention plans for learners with disabilities.
- Compare individualized education programs and 504 plans.
- Create individualized education programs for learners with disabilities.
Special Education Law and Low-Incidence Disabilities
- Analyze recent litigation that involves special education.
- Identify the characteristics of learners with low-incidence disabilities.
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