EDSP - Special Education

EDSP 306  Exceptional Learners: 3 Credits (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: EDEC 160 or EDU 222IS or EDU 223IS, and sophomore standing. Categories of exceptionality and implications for educators. Historical, societal, familial and educational attitudes; legal requirements of Preschool Amendments, IDEA and ADA including IEPs, IFSPs, 504s, FBAs, and BIPs. Identification, intervention, and best practices including multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) and RTI

EDSP 307  Exceptional Learners Lab: 1 Credits (2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: EDSP 306; may be taken concurrently. Criminal background check required. Direct experience and engagement with children and adolescents with special needs in infant-preschool settings, public schools, and community-based settings

EDSP 458  Assessment and Intervention: 4 Credits (3 Lec, 1 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: EDSP 306. Knowledge, application and interpretation of data in formal and informal assessment instruments; formal report writing; psychometrics; CST, IEP, IFSP, 504, FBA parent and professional roles. Linking assessment data with intervention techniques. Direct experience with children and families required