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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2022-2023 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
  Apr 23, 2024
2022-2023 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This provides an introduction to the field of special education for children and adolescents. It covers the history of special education and how the field has developed. Special needs that are covered include learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, speech and language disorders, sensory impairments, severe emotional disorders, neurological disorders, autism, physical disabilities, health impairments, traumatic brain injury, multiple disabilities, and giftedness. Topics include the characteristics of students with special needs, identification and assessment, making appropriate adaptations and accommodations, and other educational practices.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PREQ: PSY 0200 or PSY 0010

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