ERSE 2500 - Supporting Young Children with Exceptional Learning Needs
Introduces the models, theories and philosophies that form the basis for special education practice and the special education laws and policies that affect young children, families and programs for children from birth through age 8. Emphasizes the rights and responsibilities of caregivers, teachers, young children, their parents and other professionals related to exceptional learning needs. Explores trends and issues in definition and identification of children with exceptional learning needs, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as issues related to assessment, eligibility and placement within a continuum of services. Springs. Prerequisite(s): ER 2000 and ER 2300.
*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.