Basic principles and legislative issues in effectively communicating and collaborating with professionals, parents, and other service providers to meet needs of individuals with disabilities in inclusive educational environments. Lab.
Prerequisite: 
FBI fingerprint background clearance.
Course Outline: 
Lesson 1: Human Exceptionality
Lesson 2: Important Laws Effecting Education
Lesson 3: Education for All Learners
Lesson 4: How to Collaborate to Meet the Special Needs of All Students
Lesson 5: The IEP Process
Lesson 6: Services for Young Children with Special Needs
Lesson 7: Transition Services for Adolescents with Disabilities
Lesson 8: High Incidence Exceptionalities
Lesson 9: Low Incidence Disabilities
Lesson 10: Multicultural Issues in Special Education
Lesson 11: Gifted, Talented and Creative Students
Lesson 12: Accommodating Learning Differences
Lesson 13: Accommodating Reading and Writing Difficulties
Lesson 14: Accommodating Mathematics
Lesson 15: Challenging Behaviors