Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

EDU 222 * Introduction to Special Education (3)

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, and RDG 122 or exemption.

The study of special education with emphasis on current educational practices and related educational theories; and on identification and characteristics of emotionally disabled, learning disabled, mentally disabled and gifted children. Includes a review of cultural considerations; autism; AA and ADHD; early childhood and K-12 special education; student transitioning within the school and between the school and the community; and appropriate classroom and community-based approaches to accommodating the special education student.

3 hours lecture.