Nov 29, 2022  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDSP 400 - Foundations of Special Education


Unit(s): 3
In this course, students are presented with the history, philosophy and legal requirements related to the implementation of special education services for students with disabilities and their families. Foundational knowledge on typical and atypical human development, examination of disability risk conditions, understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) framework and process and the importance of the role of family, school, and community in supporting the well being of individuals with disabilities is provided. Additional emphasis is placed on understanding and examining diverse learners and their families within the context of special education. Class readings and course assignments are integrated within this class to establish the connection from special education theory to practice culminating the development of a personal philosophy of special education.



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