NYU Steinhardt

Education of Students with Disabilities in Middle Childhood and Adolescent Settings

  • Course Number: SPCED-GE 2162
  • Hours: 30 lec/15 fld
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Strategies for general & special education teachers to meet the cognitive, emotional, & social needs of adolescents with disabilities in general education classes in middle & high schools. Methods for collaboration with teachers, parents & other professionals, including in IEP development. Examination of the laws, history & models of service delivery for students with disabilities, particularly as they related to middle & high schools, including planning for transition. Issues of transition planning, applying positive behavioral supports & interventions to address student & classroom management needs, curriculum development, instructional planning, uses of technology, identifying strengths & differentiating instruction, with a special focus on the development of literacy skills & processes that promote social skill development & interpersonal communication.
  • Old Course Number: E75.2162