CHLD 68 Introduction to Children With Special Needs
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Prerequisite: CHLD 10 or CHLD 10H or CHLD 11 or PSYC 15 or SOC 15
Typical and atypical characteristics in physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development of children with special needs. Topics relevant to the inclusive classroom are examined from a culturally sensitive, family-centered perspective. Examines current and historical legal issues, current educational trends, the referral process and community resources. TB test and observations required.