ECE 402 Infants with Atypical Development
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better
This course will examine the developmental characteristics, assessment techniques, methods of intervention, natural environments, community and family resources, and current issues of the atypical infant from birth through age three. Students will understand and practice the early intervention techniques the very young children with special needs and disabilities require in the developmental areas of sensory stimulation and integration, gross and fine motor control, cognitive, language, social and self-help skills. The course will explore the community services and agencies that offer family support as well as the laws related to the atypical infant/toddler. Career and vocational opportunities in the fields related to special needs infant/toddlers and the various roles of the multi-disciplinary teams that develop the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) will be examined.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
SLO #1: Access and apply current research knowledge related to how infants develop.