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HBSE 4000 Intro to Special Education

Emphasis is placed on the identification of characteristics of individuals with disabilities and the impact of the characteristics on the learner and family members of the learner. The course is a study of the nature, psychosocial, and educational needs of individuals across the lifespan with physical, mental, emotional, or sensory impairments. Particular attention is placed on the way these special education programs fit, or should fit, into ongoing work in schools.

HBSE 4005 Computer Applications in Special Education

This course is intended to provide preservice and in-service special education teachers with basic information on assistive and instructional technology appropriate for use with infants, children, and youths who require special education and related services.

HBSE 4006 Working with families of children with disabilities

Current and historical perspectives on parent involvement in the special education and empowerment of infants, children, and youth with exceptionalities and their families. Emphasis on strategies and materials to facilitate a continuum of parent and family participation to strengthen the relationships between home, school, and the community.

HBSE 4010 Nature and needs of persons with intellectual disability/autism

Characteristics of persons manifesting different degrees of intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and other developmental disabilities from early childhood through adolescence. The course emphasizes human developmental processes and variations including the impact of socio-contextual factors in the home, school, and community on students’ readiness to learn.

HBSE 4011 Education of persons with intellectual disability/autism

Curriculum development and research-validated methods of instructing students with intellectual disability/autism and other developmental disabilities from early childhood through adolescence across ability levels.

HBSE 4015 ABA I: Concepts and Principles in Pedagogy, Curriculum, and Management

Basic applications for learners without reading or writing repertoires. Strategic applications of the science of behavior to instruction, management, curriculum-based assessment, isolation of locus of learning/behavior problems, and measurably effective instructional practices.

HBSE 4079 Language Development and Habilitation: Auditory Verbal Practice

This course covers listening and spoken language intervention for children with hearing loss with an emphasis on family-centered, culturally-responsive auditory verbal intervention. Domains include history and professional issues, hearing technology, auditory, speech, and language development, inclusive education, caregiver coaching, and literacy for children with hearing loss.

HBSE 4082 Assessment and evaluation of infants, children, and youth with exceptionalities

An in-depth study of theoretical principles of measurement, assessment, and evaluation necessary for appropriate identification of needs as related to implementation of educational plans for infants, children, and youth with disabilities. Applications of assessment data in instructional programs for children with disabilities.

HBSE 4300 Prc Assmt Eval Excptnl Learner

Deaf and Hard of Hearing: This class provides a comprehensive overview of assessment and evaluation of children with hearing loss, including those who have additional learning needs and those who are linguistically and culturally diverse. Developmental, academic, social-emotional, and language assessments will be covered, with opportunities for hands-on, applied learning. ID/Autism: Students will gain practical knowledge of interdisciplinary, psychoeducational assessments of students with disabilities. Analysis of observational and test data; formulation of educational programs for students with disabilities.

HBSE 4700 Observation and student teaching in special education: Pre-student teaching

Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

HBSE 4701 Observation and student teaching in special education: Intellectual disability/autism

Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

HBSE 4880 Opportunities and outcomes for people with disabilities

Transition planning and opportunities after K-12 school. The course covers the planning, instruction, and organization of community-based opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism. The full range of opportunities including college, employment, and increased independence to provide the supports for best outcomes for individuals with disabilities are covered in the course.

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