SPED 513 Developmental Disabilities

Examination of developmental disabilities including students with intellectual disabilities, pervasive developmental disorder, cerebral palsy, and other physical disabilities, with emphasis on current issues, classroom practices, and contemporary research (10 hours of off-campus field experience required).   In accordance with CT law, districts may require criminal background and/or DCF child abuse and neglect registry checks to participate in the field experiences in this class.  Students are required to follow the background check policies of the district in which they are placed and are responsible for all associated fees.  CCSU is not responsible for district policies.

Credits

2

Prerequisite

SPED 315 or SPED 501, admission to the School of Graduate Studies and admission to the Special Education program; or permission of the chair.

General Education