2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 221 - Children with Exceptionalities


Class Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: EDU 144  and EDU 145  or PSY 244 and PSY 245
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: DRE 098 or ENG 002  with grade P2
Local Corequisite: None

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.



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