EDS 52600 Methods of Teaching Children with Disabilities in Cross-Categorical Settings

This course includes a 30-hour practicum experience. Methods and materials needed in teaching students from the elementary through secondary levels in cross-categorical settings will be studied. Both commercial and teacher-developed materials are examined. Introduction to basic research in the field of mild and moderate disabilities, as well as methodology of the development of academic related areas, perceptual, cognitive, pre-vocational and social skills are emphasized. This class will lead to delivery models of collaborative teaching, consultative services, itinerant teaching and resource support services will be emphasized. This course is required for certification.