This course presents basic principles of applied behavior analysis, behavioral assessment procedures, and interventions in special education settings. Students will develop competencies in the areas of identification of problem behaviors, measuring behaviors, designing and implementing specific programs for increasing and decreasing behaviors, and evaluating program effectiveness.
|(2001 - )|
Medical terminology, basic body systems and functions, common malfunctions and common rehabilitation procedures and therapeutic services, and medical implications of various disability groups.
This course helps students learn about the fundamentals as well as procedures used in educating students with disabilities in the regular classroom. The course also idiscusses the roles and responsibilities of both special and general teachers in providing special education services to these students in inclusive classrooms.
This course addresses concepts, skills and knowledge of the social and psychological factors affecting adjustment to disability. Particular focus is placed on coping mechanisms, individual, familial, and cultural attitudes. Implications of these factors for rehabilitation are discussed.
This course discusses basic terms, principles, and procedures in applied behavior analysis. It focuses on strategies for teaching new behaviors, decreasing inappropriate behaviors, and increasing appropriate behaviors. Strategies for evaluating the effectiveness of behavior modifcation progrmas and generalizing behavior are also outlined.
This course is a survey of the field of special education. It provides a review of the legal, historical, and philosophical foundations of special education. The course discusses definitions, etiologies, classifications, characteristics, and psychoeducational implications of various disabilities. Special needs of gifted and talented students are also descibed.
This course addresses fundamental concepts related to teaching students with disabilities. It focuses on assessment of performance, individualized education programs, learning styles, instructional and curricular adaptations, learning environment, and assessment of student learning
THis course discusses the philosophy, goals and clinical approaches utilized in working with young children with disabilities. The course focuses on the design and implementation of family-centered services.
|(1996- ) |
This course exmaines definitions, causes, classifications, and psychoeducational aspects of physical disabilities. It focuses on cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries, epilepsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, amputations, and head injuries. It also addresses several chronic illnesses.
This course addresses history, definitions, classification, causes, and educational implications of intellectual disabilities. Assessment of intellectual performance and adaptive behavior, characteristics, and psychoeducational needs of persons with intellectual disability are also discussed.