2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
    Jun 23, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU457 - Language Development of the Exceptional Child


This course examines theoretical positions, assessment techniques, and planning and teaching procedures relevant to preparing students with disabilities.  Emphasis is placed on exploring the impact of disabilities and second language acquisition on language development and the interdependence of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The course will link all aspects of language to literacy skills since language is the foundation of those academic outcomes. The course includes an examination of the characteristics and etiology of children and youth with language disabilities, the language characteristics associated with various types of disabilities, formal and informal evaluation procedures, and intervention strategies appropriate for those with language delays, impairments, and deficits.
Prerequisite(s): Admitted to the School of Education. 
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3



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