Early Childhood, Birth - Kindergarten
- Develop knowledge of the unique learning needs of young children with special needs.
- Develop knowledge of instruction, assessment, and curriculum that support young children with special learning needs.
- Develop knowledge of the role of families in supporting young children.
- Integrate knowledge into effective collaboration and teaching practice.
|ONE COURSE in research methods, chosen with advisor's consent||3|
|ONE COURSE in multicultural perspectives, chosen with advisor's consent||3|
|Professional Education Component|
|SPED 513||Orientation to the Education of Young Children with Special Needs||3|
|SPED 515||Multidisciplinary Assessment and Planning for Infants and Preschool Children with Special Needs and Students with Severe/Profound Disabilities||3|
|SPED 516||Organization and Implementation of Programs for Infants and Preschool Children with Special Needs||3|
|SPED 517||Medical Aspects of Developmental Disabilities||3|
|SPED 525||Development of Communication and Movement||3|
|SPED 544||Families in Early Intervention Programs: Essential Roles||3|
|SPED 668||Internship in Early Childhood Special Education||6|
|NOTE: Special Education 300 and 310 or their equivalent are required for Rhode Island Department of Education early childhood special education certification.|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
Horace Mann 055