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EDUC 390 Special Needs in an Inclusive Environment

This is an introductory course in identifying students with special needs as outlined in PL 108-446 (i.e., learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, physical impairments, other health impairments, sensory impairments, communication disorders, behavioral disorders, autism, and traumatic brain injury) and PL 95-561 (i.e., gifted and talented). Emphasis will be placed upon the inclusion concept, teaming approaches, an overview of assessment techniques, individual education plans, and the use of modifications and adaptions within an inclusive environment in general education classrooms. Prerequisites: Full Admission To Teacher Education, Junior standing.