Jun 29, 2022  
2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPN 506 - Nature and Needs of Students with Moderate Disabilities

(Cr: 3)
Designed to help teachers recognize and respond to the full range of diversity in the classroom. Students study the impact of racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and linguistic differences and various types of moderate disabilities on a child’s cognitive, social, and academic development. Creates a view of classroom management and the instructional process that complements and elaborates on the variety of approaches used in early childhood, elementary, and secondary education. It draws from the general disciplines, special/remedial education, psychology, and health sciences within a context of integration rather than separation. Activities, content, and materials are related to the current and relevant Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.