Description: This course will survey historical, social, and legal foundations of special education in early childhood. Typical and atypical growth and behavior in domains of language/literacy, cognitive, emotional, physical, and adaptive will be examined. Focus on interdisciplinary, professional collaboration among educators, psychologists, child specialists, therapists, and family to create learning environments that match strengths and promote optimal growth.
Sections offered: Summer 2019
Prerequisite: (Admission into BSED Elementary Education - Yuma, BAS Early Childhood, or Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies - Early Childhood) and ESE 280