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ECE: Children w Differing Abilities

Course Number: 10-307-187
Credits: 3
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Description: 10-307-187 ECE: CHILDREN WITH DIFFERING ABILITIES ...This 3-credit course focuses on the child with differing abilities in an early childhood education setting. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives; promote inclusive programs for young children; apply legal and ethical requirements including, but not limited to, ADA and IDEA; examine the consultation process to embed intervention in natural based settings; differentiate between typical and exceptional development; analyze the differing abilities of children with physical, cognitive, health/medical, communication, and/or behavioral/emotional disorders; identify community and professional resources; interpret an individual educational plan (IEP/IFSP) for children with developmental differences; adapt curriculum to meet the needs of children with developmental differences; examine strategies for cultivating partnerships with families who have children with developmental differences. (Prerequisite: 10-307-174, ECE: Introductory Practicum)
Total Credits: 3

Prior Learning Assessments

None

Course Competencies

  1. Integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives.
  2. Promote inclusive programs for young children.
  3. Apply legal and ethical requirements including, but not limited to, ADA and IDEA
  4. Examine the consultation process to embed intervention in natural based settings.
  5. Differentiate between typical and exceptional development.
  6. Analyze the differing abilities of children with physical, cognitive, health/medical, communication and/or behavioral/emotional disorders.
  7. Identify community and professional resources.
  8. Interpret an individual educational plan (IEP/IFSP) for children with developmental differences.
  9. Adapt curriculum to meet the needs of children with developmental differences.
  10. Examine strategies for cultivating partnerships with families who have children with developmental differences.