Nov 23, 2020  
Undergraduate Record 2005-2006 
Undergraduate Record 2005-2006 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

EDIS 202 - Foundations in Early Childhood and Developmental Risk

This initial course provides an overview of early childhood special education (ECSE) and early childhood education (ECE) for children with and without disabilities birth through age 8. The course reviews the historical, philosophical, and sociological foundations of ECSE and ECE as well as current trends for service delivery. The course also addresses recommended practices for this age group (e.g. family-centered practices, culturally responsive services, inclusion, developmentally appropriate practice, collaboration). Particular attention is given to understanding the developmental characteristics, definition, and etiology of major disabling and at-risk conditions, as well as understanding federal legislation, judicial mandates, and current state regulations and procedures governing special education. (Y)

Credits: 3