ECE 260 The Exceptional Child

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CCR 092 or ENG 060 or concurrent enrollment

Presents an overview of critical elements related to educating young children with disabilities in the early childhood setting. Topics include the following: typical and atypical development, legal requirements, research based practices related to inclusion, teaming and collaboration, and accommodations and adaptations. Student will learn how a disability will impact a young child’s learning process. Focus of the course is on birth through age 8.