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ECE 404 Children with Special Needs

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU

This course is designed to provide a broad overview of the characteristics, assessment techniques, methods of intervention, natural environments , community and family resources, and current issues of children from birth to adolescence with diverse abilities and disabilities. The focus is to increase the awareness and understanding of individual needs and strengths in an early childhood and after-school setting. Focus on full inclusion as a support to development will be emphasized. Observations in public and private children's centers, schools and agencies are required.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO#1: Appraise the self-identity of children with diverse abilities.