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Springfield College Course Info

Springfield, Massachusetts


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EDUC 162

Exceptional Children

This introductory course offered for teachers of students with special needs in inclusion settings. The characteristics and problems of children with disabilities and the differences in their learning styles and behaviors in the classroom are examined. The course provides a general overview of federal and state requirements in regard to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504. For education majors only, observational fieldwork in a variety of special education settings is required: education majors should take EDUC 238 with EDUC 162

Units: 3.0