Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

EDP 610 Psychological Foundations of Special Children (Effective 2009)

3 hours; 3 credits. The psychological, educational, social, and communicative needs of exceptional children and theories of behaviorism and cognitive psychology as they relate to methods of instruction. All categories of exceptionality are covered, with emphasis on cultural and linguistic diversity. Students are required to spend 10 hours in a variety of special education settings collaborating with teachers, parents, and professionals from multidisciplinary teams to broaden their experiences with the practices and services available to students with disabilities.