ED 215 Educating the Exceptional

This course is intended for teacher and paraprofessional candidates to develop the necessary skills to provide (individualizing) instruction that will promote participation and progress of students with disabilities in the general education curriculum. Characteristics of various disabilities along with basic educational services provided to individuals with disabilities according to special education process and State and Federal special education laws and regulations will be presented. Effective teaching and paraprofessional practices and application of positive behavioral supports and interventions to address student & classroom management needs will be examined. Fifteen hours of preservice contacts are required to complete assignments throughout the course. Students must provide their own transportation to off-campus locations.Course Pre-requisite: Students must have current (within one year) TB test results. Contact Hours: (3,0)