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CHC 230 - Human Exceptionality/Inclusion (crosslisted as PSY230)


This course focuses on human development and a multidimensional view of exceptionality. Children, students, and adults with special needs, including gifted children, are understood from the bio-psycho-social perspective. Beginning prenatally, the appearance of developmental disabilities is examined from available perspectives. The course explores many of the most common disabilities and provides a basis of therapeutic understanding to support enrichment, instruction, and behavioral management. The focus throughout is on special education philosophy, principles, and legislation the essentials necessary for under- standing and using the more applied knowledge base of special education. In the broader perspective, the minimization or amelioration of disability is discussed over the life of an individual Classroom delivery.
Prerequisite(s): PSY100 General Psychology, ENG110 English Composition I, CHC110 Human Growth and Development I (or HUS150 Human Development Across the Life Span)
3 credits



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