Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 
    Aug 15, 2022  
Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPEC 613 - Curriculum and Technology for Moderate/Severe Disabilities

Credits: 3
Addresses the basic concepts that are the foundation for understanding the patterns of learning and cognition, mobility, behavior, social abilities and language of students with moderate to severe disabilities. Addresses equal opportunity, social justice and human rights of individuals with moderate to severe disabilities through research, education and advocacy. Emphasis is placed on the assessment and curriculum foundations for classrooms serving individuals with such needs and how assistive technology supports access to learning environments, mobility and transition. Augmentative communication is addressed as the scaffold that promotes engagement and instructional meaning and relevancy for students. Candidates understand how assessment drives planning for interventions and the importance of family, law and current research in developing systems of support.
Prerequisite: SPEC-600, SPEC-601, SPEC-602, SPEC-603, SPEC-604, SPEC-605, SPEC-606, SPEC-607, SPEC-609, SPEC-611
May not be audited.