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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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SED 235 - Students with Exceptionalities in General Education

The primary goal of this course is to construct an understanding and knowledge of the range of exceptionalities, including students with disabilities and those identified as gifted and talented. The course is based on the premise that students with exceptionalities should be educated and socially interact to the greatest extent possible with their peers in the general education curriculum and program. The general educator’s role in teaching learners who are exceptional will be emphasized. Topics include characteristics of areas of exceptionality; classroom management; assistive technology; state and federal legislation regarding exceptional students; Response to Intervention (RTI); Universal Design for Learning (UDL); individual education programs (IEP); building relationships with parents; students who are culturally and linguistically diverse; and inclusion and collaboration philosophy and practices. This course includes a 6 to 8-hour field placement.

Prerequisite(s): Students are required to be fingerprinted and to provide proof of Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval to USM prior to enrolling in this course.t,  or program permission
Credits: 3

Meets the Following Core Requirement: Culture, Power, and Equity; Engaged Learning
Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Special Education

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