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What is Special Education?

This module introduces students to the legal requirements & educational rights of students with disabilities & includes strategies for working with students with special needs, including the use of IEPs (individualized education plans). Topics include collaboration with colleagues & families; disability as part of the continuum of human development; models of disability; Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) models of special education; & educating students with disabilities during the transition to adulthood.
Course #
EMAT-GE 2020
Units
3
Term
Spring
Department