Spring 2021 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    
    Jan 29, 2022  
Spring 2021 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CDV 3055 - Development of Special Needs Children


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This course is the study of developmental stages and strategies of guiding children and adolescents with special needs. A wide variety of childrens’ exceptionalities including autism spectrum disorders, giftedness, physical challenges, learning disabilities, and behavior disorders will be covered. This course will examine the role of the adults influencing the child’s social, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth. Family system theories and educational methods, environments, and programs are explored as they relate to the special needs child’s developmental stages. Observation, field experiences, and visitations to community educational facilities are required.



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