May 26, 2024  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDSS 6325 Foundation of Special Education

2 semester hours

This course will provide an overview of the characteristics of diverse students with high incidence disabilities with a view towards developing an understanding of the psychological and educational implications of these exceptionalities. This course will also emphasize current laws and procedures regarding the appropriate education of these students and review major relevant issues affecting the field of special education including Universal Design for Learning, inclusion, advocacy, assistive technology, Response to Intervention/early intervention, collaborating with diverse families and educational professionals and transition planning.

Fieldwork required.