2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin

SPED 7203 - Functional Academic and Life Skills


The focus of this course is to provide an understanding of characteristics that impact learning in students with developmental disabilities and to promote a functional and standards based approach. This will include historical foundations, legal expectations, and current expectations in educating children and youth with a broad range of cognitive impairments and challenges in adaptive behavior. Further this course will clarify and distinguish the unique educational needs and interventions specific to students with intellectual disabilities. Finally, educational definitions, challenges related to identification, unique needs and characteristics across cognitive levels and eligibility criteria pertaining to students with developmental disabilities.

Credits: 2