This license-only program allows you to develop skills to teach students with severe disabilities.
For educators with an appropriate existing license, this program will provide the training necessary for educating students with severe disabilities in a variety of settings, including general education or substantially separate settings. Learn to create student-centered curricula by identifying unique, specialized, and creative access through:
A graduate-level seminar that examines a variety of assessment tools and strategies for use with individuals with intensive special needs. This course will explore formal and informal assessment procedures used with children and adults who manifest various low-incidence disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on informal and environmental assessment procedures that translate into functional curriculum. The course will also explore whole-life planning and how it relates to the planning and transitioning of students from school to the adult system of service delivery.
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