Aug 12, 2022  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECHS 1520 - The Exceptional Child

Credit Hours: 3.00
Prerequisites: ENGL 1180 or ENGL 1210;  ECHS 1150  and ECHS 1200  all with grade C or better

This course is designed to help the early childhood educator understand the difference between typical and exceptional development of young children including identification of developmental delays; sensory impairment; physical, learning and behavioral disabilities; and chronic health problems. Methods for planning how environments, curriculum and materials can be adapted to accommodate special needs are identified. Strategies for working with families and collaborating with support services are included. Federal and state legislation, including the state administrated special education code, are studied.

Contact Hours: 3

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