Course Description
Students will study, in depth, the high incidence disabilities, their definitions, diagnosis and characteristics.  Legal obligations of IDEA, Sect. 504 and ADA will be introduced.  Low incidence disabilities will also be introduced.  Emphasis will be given on determining disabilities, understanding the cognitive, social and emotional difficulties and planning appropriate interventions.  Researching journal articles for current information will provide additional source material.   3 credit hours.


Textbook  Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, Pearson  8th Edition