Course: SPED 500. Communication and Early Literacy Development of Young Children with Disabilities (3)
May be taken prior to admission. This course focuses on communication strategies and early literacy development for young children with disabilities, including those who are learning English as a second language. Students will learn about recommended and evidence-based practices to assess and support these children’s early language use and communicative behaviors. They also will learn to use strategies to support young children’s participation in story book reading and develop their emerging literacy skills.