CFS 356 The Exceptional Child

Prerequisite: CFS 130 and GSTR 210, or permission of instructor

This course focuses on definitions, assessment, etiology, psychological effects, intellectual disability, impaired hearing, speech and vision, orthopedic problems, epilepsy, autism, childhood schizophrenia, the gifted child, and other exceptional children categories. Attention is devoted to an introduction to individual differences and cultural, family, and social diversity, legal and ethical guidelines, intervention resources and strategies, interdisciplinary service models, and IEPs and IFSPs. 10 field hours.


1 Course Credit