COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
CHD 210 - INTRODUCTION
TO EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN (3 CR.)
Reviews the history
of education for exceptional children. Studies the characteristics associated
with exceptional children including the gifted child. Explores positive
techniques for managing behavior and adapting materials for classroom use.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
To present an overview
of the spectrum of special education including the history of special education,
and characteristics of each exceptionality.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
in the English language; reading at the 12th grade level.
Upon the completion
of this course, the student should be able to:
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE
appreciate the historical
background of the field of special education
determine individual differences
know the scope, definition
and characteristics of each type of exceptionality
for working with children with exceptionalities, their families, and specialists
in the field of special education
demonstrate a working
knowledge of resources in the community for meeting the needs of children
Speech and language disorders
Assessment within the
field of special education
Litigation and the law