Adv. Spc. Moderate/Severe

Course Description

Advanced methods to ensure that candidates are instructional leaders. Eff. communication skills and transdisciplinary relationships with families, caregivers and paraprofessionals stressed.

Learning Outcomes

  • Articulate the components of a basic curriculum for students with various moderate/severe disabilities.
  • Describe the relationship between the special education teacher, district personnel and community agency representatives.
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach meaningful skills to students and accommodate their needs in order for them to actively participate in activities within school, community and work settings.
  • Communicate effectively as a member of a team with individuals with disabilities, administrators, and teachers, related service personnel and family members including non-family caregivers.
  • Participate in site meetings, parent conferences and other activities involving schools and community agencies.
  • Define key assessment concepts and terminology and identify the steps in the assessment process and the roles that parents, students and professionals play on the transdisciplinary team.

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Sanford College of Education

“Our goal is to deliver high quality educator preparation programs that feature social-emotional learning and evolve inspiring professionals who have positive impact in PK-12 school settings.”
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Class of 2019