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FSA 640 - Teaching Students with Severe/Multiple Disabilities

Explores the nature and characteristics of students with severe and/or multiple disabilities, including mental retardation, autism, pervasive developmental delay and other severe disabilities, as defined by federal and state statutes and as considered in various theoretical frameworks. Techniques, strategies, models of instruction and the nature of different types of support to enable students with severe and/or multiple disabilities to successfully participate in the general education classroom. Role of the special educator is described and defined.

Prerequisite: FSA 510.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.