EDU-296: Exceptional Child

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2018
WebAdvisor Title
Exceptional Child
Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Focuses on the characteristics, identification, assessment, and instruction of students with exceptionalities. Explores special education children’s syndromes and their learning environments. Covers how to provide free and appropriate academic services to children with exceptionalities. Includes the theories, laws, and procedures surrounding special education. Course topics also include specific learning disabilities, autism, mild and severe behavior disorders, emotional impairment, mental retardation, visual and hearing impairments, speech impairment, giftedness, physical impairments and chronic medical conditions. Additional discussions revolve around different special education learning environments such as inclusion, mainstreaming, pullout programs, resource rooms, co-teaching environments, and the self-contained classroom.

Pre-requisites
PSY-131 with a C grade or better
MTA Categories
  • Category 4: Social Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Social Sciences
Office Contact
School of Health and Human Services: 313-845-9877, hhsinfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132