HDEV 0019. Introduction to Children with Exceptional Needs

Units: 3
Prerequisite: Completion of HDEV 1 or 9 with grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in HDEV 19L
Hours: 54 lecture
Overview of the developmental issues, characteristics, and learning differences of children from birth to adolescence with exceptional needs, including gifted and talented. Current educational strategies including assessment and curriculum design will be presented. Community resources, advocacy, and challenges for children with exceptional needs and their families will be examined. (CSU)