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Psychology of Students with Special Needs

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
205
Course Credits: 
3

Overview of the life-span of students with special learning needs. Focus will be placed on the characteristics in mental, sensory, physical, communicative, social and emotional development which affect learning and adaptive behavior. Discussion of issues related to education, family life, federal and state legislation. Focus will be on the thirteen disabilities in law and how accommodations are made for those students. Prerequisite: PY 201