The School of EducationQueens Campus, Staten Island Campus
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Special Education Courses (24 Credits)
The program is designed to foster the ability of teachers to development of skills, attitudes, and abilities needed to identify and remediate major learning and behavior disorders, ranging from mild to profound, regardless of etiology. Attention is also paid to diagnosis, intervention, program planning and program evaluation.
The program prepares graduates to:
Demonstrate knowledge of human developmental processes and variations
Develop skills that facilitate the use of research in the broader context of special and inclusive education
Recognize and interpret the significance of developmental deviations manifested by individuals with disabilities through formal and informal methods of assessment:
Use the basic principles and strategies of the science of applied behavior analysis with students who have disabilities
Create and implement educational programs for children with disabilities
Assess and evaluate the development and implementation of effective strategies for children with learning and behavior challenges in the classroom setting
Interpret and apply standards of professional and state organizations: