Course: SPED 642. Teaching Students with Extensive Support Needs with Hearing and/or Vision Disabilities (3)

Recommended Preparatory: SPED 400, SPED 511MME, SPED 503MME or equivalent. This course will discuss common barriers and evidence-based strategies for addressing the language and support needs of school aged students with extensive support needs whose multiple disabilities include vision and/or hearing disability, including students who are deaf/blind. An emphasis is placed on collaboration with families, teachers of the visually impaired (TVI), teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH), and other related services personnel in leveraging students’ strengths as well as use of vision and hearing, when appropriate, with special attention to language access. Strategies will include approaches to adapting instructional materials, activities, and environments to enhance learning. (Offered once each year.)

Fall-2024 - Schedule of Classes

SPED 642

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