GED-620 Inclusive Practices

This course examines the socio-cultural issues, problems, and trends affecting the educational programming of exceptional children. Topics covered include legislation, least restrictive environment, individualized educational programs, curriculum, assessment, and mainstreaming. Techniques and strategies for curriculum selection, modification, adaptation, and implementation are examined. A major focus of the course is on differentiation of instruction to meet the needs of all learners within the inclusion classroom. Field work may be required.