Course Information

Young Children w/ Diverse Abilities (ECM 340)

Term: 2014-2015 Academic Year Fall Semester


Dr. Rhiannon L. Gishey
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This course builds on the broad knowledge gained in previous coursework. It provides a specific focus on educational policies, programs, practices, and services appropriate for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and early primary children who exhibit delays and disabilities. The course will provide a means toward a deeper understanding and sensitivity to the needs and feelings of children with diverse abilities and their families. The foundation include research of young children their families, cultural sensitivity and competence, and activity-based interventions. Legal requirements of educating the child with disabilities or other special needs will be identified.