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College of Education

SPED 234 - Individuals with Exceptionalities - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course is a study of the causes, characteristics and educational implications for individuals with exceptional needs. The course also introduces students to the historical development, relevant legislation and litigation, and trends and issues in the field of special education. Understanding students from culturally diverse backgrounds will also be explored.
SPED 445 - Assessment of Young Children: Birth to Five - 3 hours
Prereq:  SPED 406; SPED 415* or SPED 425* or Department permission
This course prepares students to evaluate assessment tools for young children, determine their appropriateness for various purposes, write and interpret evaluation reports, and translate assessment results into intervention goals and strategies. In field experiences students will administer tests and interpret and report the results.

* This course is the immediate prerequisite. Other preparation is required prior to this immediate prerequisite.

11 May 2006