Serving Individuals with Exceptionalities
Investigates the nature and needs of individuals with exceptionalities across the lifespan, the etiologies of different exceptionalities, the identification process, and the continuum of placement and service alternatives. An emphasis is placed on the need of the intervention specialist to collaborate with other professionals to develop individualized education programs that enable learners to be successful in their least restrictive environments and to access services needed for learner independence. Ten hours of clinical experiences with individuals with different exceptionalities are required. Prerequisite: EDUC 110 and admission to the teacher education program.