This course is for the student who anticipates working in any capacity with children or young adults who have special needs that affect more than 5% of the population. It is designed to survey the major aspects/characteristics of high incidence disabilities. Major influences from litigation and legislation are discussed along with contemporary issues and trends in special education. Learning activities include guest speakers, videos, simulations, written reflections, article reviews, and cooperative group opportunities.
Prerequisite: EDU 305 Educational Psychology.