NYU Steinhardt

Foundations of Students with Disabilities in Middle and Adolescent Settings

  • Course Number: SPCED-GE 2120
  • Hours: 10
  • Units: 1
  • Description: This course is designed for preservice master level teachers in middle/high school to develop an understanding & awareness of how students with disabilities & their parents manage their quest for full school life. It explores the legal mandates as established by law & policy to meet the full spectrum of educational & social needs of students with disabilities. It places these tenets within the framework of the nation’s historical & present day commitment to providing equal educational opportunities for this diverse group of learners. It looks at the process of empowering students with disabilities to be self-determined at school & beyond & the roles of school providers in supporting these goals.
  • Old Course Number: E75.2120