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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2015-2016 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDSS 6508 Student Diversity and Exceptionality

3 semester hours

This course provides an overview of the characteristics of student diversity and exceptionality, including but not limited to individual differences, ability/disability, race, culture, language, socioeconomic status, and gender and the impact on educational access. Candidates learn about the importance of culturally competent practice, with an emphasis on strength-based approaches, evidence-based educational/intervention strategies, and collaboration with diverse families. Field assignments required.