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Severe Intellectual Disabilities
- Develop knowledge of the unique learning needs of students with severe/profound disabilities.
- Develop knowledge of instruction, assessment, and curriculum that support students with severe/profound disabilities in academic and functional areas of learning.
- Integrate knowledge into effective teaching practice.
Updated Requirement for Admission into the M.Ed. in Severe Intellectual Disabilities
Individuals who apply for the M.Ed. in Severe Intellectual Disabilities must hold a Rhode Island teacher certification in early childhood, elementary or secondary education or must demonstrate concurrent enrollment in one of these teacher preparation programs.
Horace Mann 047
|Course No.||Course Title||Credits|
|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 415||Early Childhood Developmental Screening and Assessment||3|
|SPED 435||Assessment/Instruction: Young Students with SID||4|
|SPED 436||Assessment/Instruction: Older Students with SID||4|
|SPED 513||Orientation to the Education of Young Children with Special Needs||3|
|SPED 520||Young Adults in Nonschool Settings||3|
|SPED 525||Development of Communication and Movement||3|
|SPED 526||Assessment, Curriculum, Methods for Children with Multiple Disabilities||3|
|SPED 534||Involvement of Parents and Families Who Have Children with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 665||Teaching Internship in Severe Intellectual Disabilities||6|
Total Credit Hours