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Children With Exceptionalities

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 221 Children With Exceptionalities 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take one set: Set 1: EDU 144, EDU 145 or Set 2: PSY 244 PSY 245
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course covers atypical patterns of child development, inclusive/diverse settings, evidenced-based educational/family plans, differentiated instruction, adaptive materials, and assistive technology. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics of exceptionalities and delays, early intervention/special education, transitions, observation, developmental screening, formative assessment of children, and collaborating with families and community partners. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize diverse abilities, describe the referral process, identify community resources, explain the importance of collaboration with families/professionals, and develop appropriate strategies/adaptations to support children in all environments with best practices as defined by laws, policies and the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. 

2014FA - New Course Version (S23708)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24571)

2018FA - Revised Course and added to Comprehensive Articulation Agreement

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25370)

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