ECE 222 Special Needs in Early Childhood

This course focuses on student understanding of the diverse abilities and disabilities of children from birth through eight years of age.  Implications of IDEA, use and preparation of Individualized Education Plan (I.E.P.) and the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) is threaded through class discussion, assignments, and adaptations and procedures for children with special needs.  Students identify the role of teacher in relation to parents of children with special needs in an all-inclusive classroom.  The objectives of this course meets Department of Early Education and Childcare (DEEC) guidelines for certification as lead teacher.  Pre or co-requisite: ECE 125 or PSY 252.  Three lecture hours per week.  3 credits  Fall, Spring

3 credits
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