Early Intervention/Preschool Special Education Specialist
(Note: The School of Education is not currently accepting applications or admitting new students into this program.)
This 15-credit certificate program is designed for students who are already certified in preschool/primary education and who wish to acquire knowledge and skills associated with high-quality early intervention and preschool special education for young children with disabilities from birth to 5 years of age. Some applicants may need to complete a sequence of prerequisite courses to be fully admitted to this certificate program.
871.512 COLLABORATIVE PROGRAMMING IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
872.500 SEMINAR: CURRENT TRENDS AND ISSUES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION
872.501 SCREENING, DIAGNOSIS & ASSESSMENT OF YOUNG CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
The first few years of life establish initial patterns of learning, literacy, and behavior, and set the pace for subsequent development. In this course, the emphasis is on the translation of evaluation and assessment information into meaningful outcomes for young children with disabilities. Students will review instruments and procedures for screening, evaluating, and assessing the status of a young child’s cognitive development, physical development (including vision and hearing), communication development, social and emotional development, and adaptive development. (3 credits)
872.502 INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM PLANNING AND METHODS: BIRTH-3
872.514 DEVELOPMENT OF YOUNG CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
This course examines typical and atypical development of young children, with a special emphasis on the etiology of developmental disabilities. Biological and environmental influences on young children are explored within the context of family and culture.
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