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Young Children with Special Needs

EEC
2271
<p>This course introduces students to the special needs of young children, from birth through age five, within the context of their families, using observation techniques for identifying and making appropriate referrals. The content also includes possible causes for developmental delays, disabilities or established conditions; a historical overview of federal laws, biases and attitudes of children with disabilities; the importance of early identification and critical periods of development, as well as general information about specific disabling conditions such as sensory impairments, health problems, chronic illness, physical, cognitive, communication, behavioral, neurological disorders and learning disabilities.</p>
Credits: 
3.00
Class Hours: 
45.00
Prerequisite(s): 
EEC 1003.
Course Type: 
Education: Early Childhood