Teaching Children with Special Needs

Course Description

Provides instructional strategies and methodologies for adapting content, assessment and pedagogy that ensures every student with exceptional learning needs is taught under optimal conditions for learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize and identify learners with various exceptionalities.
  • Understand teachers’ roles, both in general and special education.
  • Effectively communicate the legal and educational rights of exceptional learners to parents and families.
  • Know the advantages and disadvantages of the various contexts for serving students with special needs.
  • Apply instructional strategies that work for all types of learners.
  • Value the students they teach as individuals who are capable of learning.


Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a Veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 220,000 alumni worldwide.

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