INTRODUCTION TO INDIVIDUALS WITH EXCEPTIONALITIES
Reviews all major areas of exceptionality (visually impairments, intellectual disability, hearing impairments, communication disorders, behavior disorders, learning disabilities, etc.) and acquaints the student with social, sociological, psychological, medical, historical, legal, economic and professional aspects of these conditions. Reviews current research and the latest techniques for facilitating meaningful interactions with individuals with disabilities. This course earns two GEPs towards Goal 4 Cultures and Diversity and one GEP towards Goal 10 Responsible Citizenship in general education. May be offered in traditional and distance education formats. Three hours lecture per week. Prerequisites: None.