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EDU 150 - Special Education - Textbook

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EDU 150 Introduction to Special Education

Compiled by  Sherese Mitchell and Jacqueline M. DiSanto


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Chapters derived from:

Introducing Developmental Disability Through a Disability Studies Perspective

by Mariette Bates, Ph.D. and Emily Brooks, MA.


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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Course Learning Outcomes


"IDEA Special Education" by Jaqueline M. DiSanto is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 / A derivative from the original work

In this course, students will:

  1. Define terms commonly used in special education

  2. Detail the historical perspectives in the field

  3. Discuss the major issues and trends in special education and its relationship with general education

  4. Define established classifications of exceptionality in relation to the principles and practices of least restrictive environments; and,

  5. Establish best practices in inclusive education.