SPED 134 Inclusion and Collaboration Issues for Educators

This course is an introduction to the characteristics and abilities of the exceptional child within the regular education classroom. Emphasis will be placed on children most likely to be served in inclusive settings. Included will be the role of the regular education teacher in referral, collaboration, and teaming with the intervention specialist. An introduction to the philosophical, historical, and legal foundations of special education is also included. Observation and reflection are required.