Jun 18, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

EDUC 108 Individuals with Exceptionalities in The School and Community

People will vary widely in their physical, cognitive and social emotional development as well as their individual capabilities. This course will focus on the wide range of abilities exhibited by the children and adults with special needs. Students will explore the changing vision of special education, the historical perspective and the laws and regulations, which protect the rights of persons with special needs. Issues relative to this field of study such as early intervention, school options and community living will be highlighted. Students, using simulations, role playing, and case study analysis will discover the causes, prevalence, and characteristics of children and adults with learning disabilities, communication disorders, mental retardation, emotional disturbances, behavior disorders, visual and hearing impairments, and cultural diversity.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Social Sciences
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3