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Methods of Special Populations

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Course Description

This special populations course is designed to provide an overview of the special education process while focusing on various types of learners with special needs, including children with disabilities, gifted learners, and children at risk such as homeless and migrant children. Topics include: legal requirements and laws, topics on public laws relating to individuals with disabilities, categories of exceptionality, identification and intervention, collaboration, identification and assessment of children, inclusion, and planning, delivering, and documenting educational services. The readings and activities are chosen with the intent to prepare you both for the Special Education EC-12 TExES Exam as well as the first year as a special education and/or classroom educator. Remember that all classrooms contain students with special needs, including gifted and talented, migrant, and homeless children.

For questions regarding this course, please contact Sandra Nix.

Course Information

Jul 6th - Aug 5th
5 Weeks Total
MW , W @ 3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
56.00 Total Hours
Course Instructor
0 Students Registered
24 Seats Available

Course Registration

Course Cost Breakdown:
Base Cost of $500.00 + $1 Fees
$501 Course Cost
*May require a $1 or $3 insurance fee

Registration for this course begins on April 6th, 2020. View the Academic Calendar for ESL Student registration dates. For additional help, please contact the program coordinator.

Learn about our registration process.
Note: additional fees may be applied.


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