SPED-450 : Early Intervention (PreK-8)

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Special Education
Subject:
Special Education
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 are examined. 3 credits PREREQUISITE: SPED 230.