HDEV 0019L. Introduction to Children with Exceptional Needs Lab

Units: 0.5
Prerequisite: Completion of HDEV 1 or 9 with grade of "C" or better; completion of or concurrent enrollment in HDEV 19
Hours: 30 laboratory
Provides experience working in a school environment with children and youth who have disabilities. Designed as a laboratory for those who have completed or are concurrently enrolled in HDEV 19. Covers skills for students who want to be general educators, special educators, school and social service providers and/or community members, who are essential in providing inclusive/integrated environments for differently-abled children and youth. Environmental modifications including classroom, school, agency, and community settings are studied. Classroom modifications in curriculum, assessment, behavior management, and instructional methods are examined. This course meets the requirement for special education in inclusive settings. (CSU)