Jun 12, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MED 600 Special Education Processes and Procedures

This course provides an in-depth review of the philosophical, historical, and legal foundations of special education.  The graduate student will learn about the unique cognitive development of children with disabilities including how students with disabilities acquire and process information, and problem solve.  Students will apply concepts of human development and recognize how to plan and implement effective instruction in a standards-aligned education system.  Students will learn the federal and legal mandates for serving students with disabilities and the implications of mandates on the program models and service delivery.  Effective strategies for collaboration, consultation, and advocacy will be addressed. (3 credits)