Students with Special Needs   [Archived Catalog]
2021-2022 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

SPED 331 - Students with Special Needs

3 Credit(s)
This course prepares candidates to meet the special needs of exceptional students. For the purpose of this course, special needs will apply to any children whose exceptionalities lead to their requiring special attention. Due to change in the CTC Standards, children with autism spectrum disorders will be a focus of this course. This course will explore how exceptional groups of learners can be best served in general Education using effective instructional strategies, including accommodations, modifications, and differentiated instruction in both inclusive and more restrictive settings. Characteristics of atypical populations will be explored, as well as legal issues and effective teaching strategies to meet the needs of all learners. Prerequisite(s): This course must be taken before all other SPED courses.