SPED 6715 Educational Characteristics of Learners: Mild Disabilities 3/0/3
Prerequisite: SPED 6706 or equivalent
This course focuses on the educational characteristics of students with mild disabilities who are included in the general education curriculum. It emphasizes knowledge of state and federal disability definitions; theoretical approaches for understanding disability characteristics; and the impact of diversity on individuals, families and communities. Support systems and resources to assist students with disabilities as well as appropriate technologies for functioning in the general curriculum are reviewed.