Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

EDP 650 Special Education in the Early Childhood Years

3 hours; 3 credits. This course will emphasize the comparison of normal child development to the special developmental discrepancies of the child with handicapping conditions in such areas as cognitive, motor, language, social, and behavioral functioning. Techniques of assessment, diagnosis, and program planning will be discussed. Emphasis will also be placed upon the needs of the families of young exceptional children. Prerequisites: Enrollment in a Master's degree program in Education or the Advanced Certificate Program, and EDP 610.