EDUC 0381 - Early Intervention: Birth to Five

Credits: 3

This course examines assessment and intervention approaches for supporting infants, toddlers, and preschool children identified with learning needs or documented disabilities. Course topics include the social and legal context of early intervention and early childhood special education, the role of focused observation in assessing young children, and strategies for culturally sustaining, antiracist, and family-centered intervention and service delivery. Supports for multilingual learners, the use of assistive technologies, transition planning, and practices that offer positive behavioral guidance and play-based learning opportunities to young children are also addressed. This course is aligned to the department's commitment to Critical Engagement with Diversity and Social Justice.

Pre/co-requisite: EDUC 0221  and EDUC 0319 

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