College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDSE 401: Introduction to Special Education

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General Information

Credit hours: 3


Provides a survey of current knowledge on individuals with disabilities within the context of human growth and development across the life span. Includes historical factors, legislation, etiology, characteristics, needs, educational strategies, assessment, and support services for individuals with disabilities ranging from mild and moderate to severe levels of varying disabilities. Includes the impact of disabilities on academic, social, and emotional performances. Offered by Graduate School of Education. Limited to three attempts. Equivalent to EDSE 201.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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