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CHLD 207 - Exceptional Child

This survey course provides an overview of educational and evidence-based strategies supporting children with exceptional cognitive, social, physical, and emotional needs. Course explores current issues, including educational implications for children with special needs, their families, and community. Identification, intervention strategies, methods, and programs to meet the needs of children are presented. Study of applicable federal and state laws and requirements conducted, including: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Individualized Family Service Plan, Individualized Education Plan, and inclusive programs. Fulfills requirements of school Code, Article 25.25.
ECE 913
Placement at college level English [IAI GECC C1 900R], or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101.
Heward, W. L. (2018). Exceptional children: An introduction to special education (11th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. (ISBN 9780135160428).
Heartland Community College: 1500 West Raab Road Normal, IL 61761-9446 Phone: 309-268-8000