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EDU 203 CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

EDU 203 – Children with Special Needs

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  EDU 203 Children with Special Needs

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Pre- or Co-requisites:  Grade of “C” or better in PSY 101 or permission of the instructor

Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course is designed for those who plan to work with children who have special needs due to physical or mental differences or debilitating life situations.  Emphasis is on meeting the needs of a child in an institutional setting, especially in agencies and schools.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. identify and describe the historical and legal aspects of special education;
  2. discuss the importance of collaborating with families of children with special needs; and
  3. identify critical information related to teaching children with special needs.