SPED-750 : Early Intervention (PreK-8)

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Special Education
Subject:
Special Education
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course focuses on the professional knowledge and skills needed to provide young children (birth through age 8) with effective interventions across a variety of settings. Special attention is given to building partnerships with related service providers and families in culturally/linguistically diverse settings. Students evaluate Individualized Family Service Plans(IFSP) and Individual Education Plans (IEP) and design appropriate instructional strategies in a 30 hour field placement. Special attention is given to language development, facilitating play as a learning activity, and instructional strategies that promote inclusion in typical settings. Implications of medical advances and routines for daily care including feeding, dressing, toileting, and other activities of daily living. 3 credits