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CDYC 265 syllabus

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CDYC 265:Special Needs in Early Childhood Programs

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours per week: 3
Lab hours per week: 0

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of any required developmental coursework; successful completion of CDYC 101 CDYC 103 CDYC 105 , and CDYC 165 ; or permission of CDYC Program Coordinator.
The focus of this course is to provide education about children with special needs. This course covers topics about children (ages birth through 8 years) with physical, cognitive, and social-emotional exceptionalities. Broad areas of study will include programs which provide care for children who are: gifted, talented, hearing or vision impaired, physically challenged, or health impaired and may possess characteristics which indicate learning or behavior disorders, developmental delays, or speech and language deficits. Students will gain knowledge about various developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) strategies and methods, communication techniques with parents, service providers, paraprofessionals, and community resource agencies. Students will learn various state and federal laws concerning children with exceptionalities.

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