Develops the knowledge and skills needed to provide appropriate educational opportunities for children in the context of family, community, and social service structures. This course emphasizes the development of communication and collaboration skills needed to interact effectively with parents, family services, and community agencies and to provide transition services across age levels. Technologies designed to promote successful communication are utilized. Also included are direct interactions with students with disabilities and their families as well as with community agencies and school-based programs serving students grades PreK to 5 through specific field experiences. Required field experience: 20 hours. Prerequisite: EDUC 309, 330, or Child and Family Studies major.