EDU 110 Overview of Special Populations for Paraeducators

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Note: A reading level of 9th grade or faculty consent is required for entry into the class.

Provides students with knowledge in the areas of laws and history of special education; roles and responsibilities of paraeducators; planning for students with disabilities; typical and non-typical developmental stages of children and youth; basic learning concepts; cognitive, communicative, physical and affective needs of students with disabilities; understanding people with disabilities; transition, job coaching; and how to teach students self-advocacy skills.