ECE 260 The Exceptional Child

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CCR 092 or concurrent enrollment

Presents an overview of critical elements related to educating young children with disabilities or special needs in the early childhood setting. Topics include: typical and atypical development; legal requirements; research-based practices related to inclusion; teaming and collaboration; and accommodations and adaptations. This course examines how a disability or special need may impact a young child’s learning process. This course addresses children ages birth through 8 years.