Course Descriptions

Introduction to Special Education – Enhances teachers’ understanding of how to educate students with disabilities and the rationale for including students with disabilities into effective and appropriate educational settings.

Collaboration, Families and Case ManagementFocuses on collaboration between a teacher and families, and collaboration among the various professionals who are collectively responsible for the educational well-being of the student.

Assessment and Curriculum for Students with Disabilities – Links two essential components for developing effective educational interventions for students with disabilities: assessment and curriculum management.

Establishing and Maintaining an Effective Classroom Ecology – Provides teachers with an understanding of how environmental and personal factors intersect and can, at times, negatively affect the achievement of students with disabilities

Guided Practice: Mild/Moderate Disabilities – Enables students to translate theory into classroom application in order to gain an understanding of the teaching-learning process in the special education context.